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Can football help traumatised children?- BBC News


Can football help children traumatised by war and gangs? Arsenal football club is building pitches and training coaches in Jordan and Indonesia to try and do just that. They’ve teamed up with Save the Children psychologists to develop a football programme that works on children’s physical and mental health – as well as teaching them about their rights. It’s being launched today by former Arsenal Captain and world-cup winner Per Mertesacker. Our reporter Catrin Nye joined him teaching Syrian refugees a few moves in a vast refugee camp in Jordan.

Reporter and Producer: Catrin Nye
Filmed and Edited by: Benjamin Lister

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