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On April 19, 1967, KATHRINE SWITZER, forged the destiny of women runners in the United States and the rest of the world being the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.
On April 19, 1967, KATHRINE SWITZER, forged the destiny of women runners in the United States and the rest of the world being the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.

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Equality is Peace - International Women's Day

This March 8th, we want to pay tribute to all those women who have believed in equality, who have seen in the future the possibility of improving the world for them and those who come.

Violence will never stop us, let's continue fighting together for them.

Gender inequality today is a social and cultural phenomenon that impacts many countries more frequently.

In certain areas, in certain countries and cultures, gender inequality is more prominent than in others and, in general, potentially affects women in many ways.

Non-Violence is against gender inequality and we want to promote nonviolence, using peace, through one of the most important historical examples and events of our times.

On April 19, 1967, KATHRINE SWITZER, forged the destiny of women runners in the United States and the rest of the world being the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. 

"There are as many women as men running the same competition. I started the Boston Marathon as a girl, and crossed the finish line as a grown up woman." KATHRINE SWITZER.

Together we can improve equality and create peace. 

The Movie Equality is Peace 

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Press Contact: Maria Norberg, Head of Communication NVPF

maria.norberg@nonviolence.com

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The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) is a non-profit organisation with a mission to inspire, motivate and engage young people to learn how to solve conflicts peacefully. NVPF was founded in 1993 in Switzerland and has educated more than 8 million young people, teachers, and sports coaches on five continents. www.nonviolence.com 

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