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Virreyes Hockey

Virreyes Hockey promotes social integration and inclusive development through education based on sport’s values for female children and teenagers living in unprivileged and vulnerable neighbourhoods of Virreyes.

Although Argentina is one of the most gender-progressive countries in the world, rural parts are less progressive. Women are denied certain basic rights – particularly in less-educated, underserved communities. Sex education is absent, and access to female contraceptives is negligible. This is a huge problem historically perpetuated by the government and reinforced by cultural taboos. 
 
Virreyes Hockey promotes social integration and inclusive development through education based on sport’s values for female children and teenagers living in unprivileged and vulnerable neighbourhoods of Virreyes. Through field hockey they are creating safe spaces and teaching young girls to be confident leaders in their communities.