"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.
The main purpose of WSI is to serve as an umbrella organization that can bring about positive change for girls and women through their engagement in sport and physical activity. We are equitable and all-inclusive in all we do and we welcome membership applications from all interested individuals and organizations.
WomenSport International (WSI) director and one of the founders of WSI, Dr. Kari Fasting, received the Dorothy Ainsworth Research Award from IAPESGW.
Three major global women’s sport oganisations1 have called for action to immediately withdraw World Athletics’ controversial DSD Regulations,2 and similar regulations enforced by other Olympic movement sport bodies.
In preparation for the 20th anniversary of Japan Society for Sport and Gender Studies (JSSGS) in 2022, JEEGS will review the research trends within and outside the academic society over the past 20 years.