Venezuelan youths pick up boxing gloves to knock out crime
22 July 2013 Last updated at 19:34 BST
The Venezuelan government hopes an initiative aimed at encouraging young people to take up boxing will help discourage them from a life of gangs and crime.
In a neighbourhood in Caracas, children as young as eight are battling it out in boxing matches organised by the Ministry of Sport.
BBC Mundo's Yolanda Valery reports.