"Our mission is to encourage increased opportunities and positive change for women and girls at all levels of involvement of sport and physical activity"
WomenSport International (WSI)
was formed in 1994 to meet the challenge of ensuring that sport and physical activity receive the attention and priority they deserve in the lives of women and girls. The main purpose of WSI is to serve as an umbrella organization that can bring about positive change for girls and women. Our advocacy is strongly based on current research.
WSI attends the first international forum run by Safe Sport International, in Madrid, Spain on “Challenging Violence in Sport: First Global Summit Safe Sport International Conference”.More
WSI Executive Committee and Extended Board members are participating in the International Working Group on Women in Sport (IWG) conference in Botswana, May 17-20. WSI is offering a side event entitled, Making Sport Safer – Preventing Harassment and Abuse.More
In an open letter about female coaches, Pau Gasol writes: “If you think I’m writing this to argue why Becky is qualified to be an NBA head coach … well, you’re mistaken. That part is obvious.”More
A new report that surveyed more than 10,000 girls across the country [USA] has found a positive correlation between playing sports and increased confidence, body image, academic performance and personal relationships.More