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Getty Images The 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinalists

Getty Images The 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinalists

Federico Addiechi, Fifa's Head of corporate social responsibility, said the body needs to help tackle sexism at the World Cup that ends on Sunday, and one way of achieving that is by broadcasters minimizing the cutaways images they show especially of attractive women attending the matches.

We've done it with individual broadcasters.

Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russian Federation, with more than 30 cases reported, Piara Powar, executive director of the Fare network, said on Wednesday.

Pre-tournament concerns that Russian Federation 2018 would be tarnished by homophobia and racism have not materialised but sexism has been an issue.

"This is one of the activities we definitely will have in future - it's a normal evolution", he responded when asked if the edict would become official Federation Internationale de Football Association policy. Instead, soccer's treatment of female media workers and fans led to heated debate.

Fare is an anti-discrimination network that monitors fan behavior as a partner of Federation Internationale de Football Association.

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"[FIFA will] take action against things that are wrong".

Some of them have lost their FAN IDs - the documents required for all spectators to access World Cup stadiums - and been forced to leave the country as a result of such behaviour, he added.

However, he acknowledged that the number of incidents on the streets may have been 10 times higher but not reported.

It will be the fifth game at this World Cup for Pitana, and his second working with each of France and Croatia.

Conversely, if you change "women" to "male" in the search you get a much different picture.

FIFA's warning to broadcasters comes ahead of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

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