Women in Sport, the leading UK charity that researches sport purely from the perspective of women and girls, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephanie Hilborne OBE as its new CEO. Stephanie, currently Chief Executive at The Wildlife Trusts, has worked in nature conservation for over 20 years. She is a successful and passionate […]
Leading UK charity Women in Sport is delighted to announce that departing Chief Executive Ruth Holdaway has been awarded an MBE for services to gender equality in sport. Ruth has led the charity for the last five and a half years, campaigning for an increase in female leadership across the sport sector and equal opportunities […]
Britain’s First All-Female Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) Team Cycle The Race Across America The first British female wounded, injured and sick team will cycle 3,000 miles, coast to coast, in June 2019. Founded and led by Major Sally Orange RAMC, the women will inspire each other and the wider community whilst raising awareness of […]
Bethan Lishman, hammer thrower for UK Deaf Athletics
Catherine Fletcher, ex-GB deaf tennis player.
Kristy Cooper, project manager for Deaf Get Active and volunteer at the charity Living Options Devon.
Women in Sport has teamed up with UK Deaf Sport to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week from 6 to 12 May.
We’ll be sharing case studies from some of the sporting role models who are doing great work in their communities.
New research released today from leading UK charity Women in Sport puts the spotlight on teenage girls and asks sports organisations to help in preventing girls from dropping out of sport and physical activity in their teenage years.
We support Rebecca Kenna’s decision to withdraw from her local snooker league due to a number of clubs unfairly operating a “men-only” policy.
With just 14.4% of girls and 20.2% of boys reaching the recommended hour a day of physical activity, it is clear that there is more to be done to create positive attitudes in children, especially girls, towards sport and physical activity.