Canada's Women's National Soccer Team Kicks it Up for Girls' Rights with Toronto Girls Soccer Team

TORONTO, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Members of Canada's Women's National Soccer Team and Toronto's U13 girls soccer team enjoy a fun practice in Toronto today. Wearing Because I am a Girl pink headbands and shoelaces, the teams demonstrate their support for girls' rights around the world, including girls' equal access to sports in developing countries. Proceeds from the sale of headbands and shoelaces will support a girls soccer project in Colombia. Pictured here (L-R) Kaylyn Kyle, Jonelle Filigno from the national team.

Leading up to their games at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, members of Canada's Women's National Soccer Team took time out to visit with U13, a local girls soccer team, in Toronto. Both teams wore Because I am a Girl pink headbands and shoelaces to demonstrate their support for girls' rights around the world. The headbands and shoelaces are available for purchase at www.becauseiamagirl.ca/ in support of a girls' soccer project in Colombia.

Image with caption: "Members of Canada's Women's National Soccer Team and Toronto's U13 girls soccer team enjoy a fun practice in Toronto today. Wearing Because I am a Girl pink headbands and shoelaces, the teams demonstrate their support for girls' rights around the world, including girls' equal access to sports in developing countries. Proceeds from the sale of headbands and shoelaces will support a girls soccer project in Colombia. Pictured here (L-R) Kaylyn Kyle, Jonelle Filigno from the national team. (CNW Group/Plan Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120601_C5089_PHOTO_EN_14491.jpg

Image with caption: "Leading up to their games at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, members of Canada's Women's National Soccer Team took time out to visit with U13, a local girls soccer team, in Toronto. Both teams wore Because I am a Girl pink headbands and shoelaces to demonstrate their support for girls' rights around the world. The headbands and shoelaces are available for purchase at www.becauseiamagirl.ca in support of a girls' soccer project in Colombia. (CNW Group/Plan Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120601_C5089_PHOTO_EN_14492.jpg

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