"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) completely supports the statements from the International Working Group (IWG) Statement, the Japan Society for Sport and Gender Studies (JSSGS), Human Rights Now on the sexist comment made by Mr. Yoshiro Mori’s, the President Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. We call for urgency to directly face the gender inequity that is rooted deeply in the Japanese sport society and take actions for meaningful changes.
Safe Sport International (SSI) is hosting the 2021 SSI Virtual Conference on March 11-12. The theme of the conference is “Athletes’ voices – NOW : Placing the Athletes Voices at the Centre of Sport Safeguarding.”
The International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport has today issued a Call for Presentations worldwide. The conference office is seeking interactive workshops, lightning talks and poster presentations for the upcoming 8th IWG World Conference on Women & Sport, taking place between 5-8 May 2022 in Auckland, New Zealand and also Online.
Mama Judo, Aunty Matty, Mama as Matilda Mwaba was so fondly referred to, passed away on January 11th 2021. Mother, friend, mentor and advocate for women’s rights Matilda was a gallant women of influence and is sadly missed.