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.
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Women in Sport speaks with voices from across the sporting landscape about the progress made and the challenge ahead to level the field for those working in the sector.
Chief Executive of Women in Sport, Ruth Holdaway, is leaving the charity to take up the role of Chief Executive of Tennis Victoria in Australia.
Women in Sport is proud to congratulate all the women who have been celebrated in this year’s honours list for their contribution to sport and equality.
Girls from across the UK gathered in London at a ceremony hosted by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
Women in Sport in partnership with the Fatherhood Institute, Fulham Football club and the EFL Trust is celebrating after being awarded £118,301 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families in London get active with their children over the next year.
Survey reveals gender discrimination in sports organisations.
Women in sport recently completed a series of in-depth interviews and a survey of over 1,000 people working in the sport sector. Today’s revelations about the RFU reinforce some of our findings, which we will be launching in full in June. We already know, from audits of women in leadership roles in sport that we […]
For the first-time employers now need to report on pay equality. Midnight on Wednesday 4 April was the deadline for companies with 250 employees or more to publish their gender pay gap data. Figures so far indicate that 78% of companies have a pay gap that favours men (comparing median hourly rate). Women in Sport’s […]
Women in Sport campaigns to create a society where women and men have equal opportunities. We are saddened to hear of the perceived disparity in earnings between Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe, for their work for the BBC during its annual coverage of Wimbledon. We understand that the two commentators are on different types of […]