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.
More than 80 organizations from the five continents prepare for the United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. The 5-day event starts with the opening ceremony which will be aired on the Olympic Channel at 7PM (ICT) on November 20th and ends with the Closing Ceremony at 7PM (ICT) on November 22.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) invites to Safe Sport Webinars for National Olympic Committee which takes place at 14:00 CET on December 2, 2020.
International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) currently seeks to fill a vacancy position for ICSSPE Communication and Marketing Manager.
Dr. Nadezda Knorre, WomenSport International Vice President & Chairperson of Committee for Equal Opportunities in Sport of Czech Olympic Committee, will serve as a panelist for the Webinar on Violence against Women in Sport by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
This September Norwegian Ski Federation and Lillehammer Olympic Legacy center hosted the first digital training-camp for Women Nordic Combined with great support from FIS. Per-Erik Mæhlum, Olympic Legacy center and Linda Svendsrud, Norwegian Ski Federation reported to the FIS Nordic Combined committee last week.