She Runs Active Girls’ Lead a groundbreaking event promoting girls’ health, gender equality and leadership

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This article is part of our special report Supporting sports to boost gender equality.

The inaugural “She Runs: Active Girls’ Lead”, the first international school event to promote girls’ health, gender equality and leadership through school sport, took place in Paris, France from March 12-15, welcoming 500 young women from 33 countries and four continents.
The highlight of the event was the She Runs La Lyceenne run on March 13 with 2000 young girls running for their rights on the banks of the River Seine in the centre of Paris.

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