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 […]
Women in Sport’s statement on Phil Neville being appointed England Lionesses Coach.
The London FA step up to the challenge of making sport more representative
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Zoë Collins – Chief Content Officer for the Jamie Oliver Group – as the new Chair of Trustees for the UK’s leading women’s sport charity.
Sported and Women in Sport have come together to launch a new Sport for Change programme to help girls in the most deprived areas of the UK to fulfil their potential by opening up access to sport. The programme is funded by Comic Relief as part of its ‘Levelling the Field’ initiative.
Women in Sport have made an official statement about the RFU’s decision regarding their women’s XVs contracts.
The winners of the first ever Girls Active Awards are announced
We are delighted that our Beyond 30% research and campaign have encouraged Manchester Metropolitan University to offer two women’s scholarships worth £9,000 for their acclaimed Masters of Sport Directorship (MSD) course.