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Women in European football: Five figures leading the way!

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, UEFA launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the game-changing impact that women are making on the European football community. Each month, UEFA is putting the focus on five individuals, whose work is helping to shape the present and future of football – …

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CAF at the forefront of women’s football & training of its administrators!

Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) organized two seminars via videoconference, from March 22-24 & 29–31, 2021, to strengthen the capacities of women’s football administrators. Women’s football is one of CAF top priorities The aim of the workshop was to inform, educate and increase the managerial expertise of staff in charge …

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New workshop offers media pathway for women in sports in Fiji!

An innovative new workshop has been delivered by the Women in News and Sport (WINS) Programme with Fiji Just Play Programme Manager and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup commentator, Lavenia Yalovi, facilitating. In Fiji, 30 women from different sporting and media backgrounds and including ten students from the Fiji National …

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NIKE Inc announces economic empowerment partnership with Black Girl Ventures!

Expanding the NIKE, Inc. Black Community Commitment to support organizations focused on social justice, education and economic opportunity for Black Americans, Nike announces a new partner focused on economic empowerment, Black Girl Ventures. The $500,000 investment from NIKE, Inc. will support Black Girl Ventures in its efforts to provide Black …

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Participants hail informative AFC-FIFA Safeguarding Orientation Webinar!

The landmark AFC-FIFA Safeguarding Orientation Webinar has successfully concluded after more than 100 participants from 46 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) member associations (MAs) and all five AFC regional associations (RA) joined the online programme. The virtual webinar was staged in a four-part series where key speakers Kathryn Leslie, FIFA’s head …

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#SafeHome campaign renewed to push for elimination of violence against women!

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Commission and the European Parliament Sports Group have joined forces to raise awareness about the risk of domestic violence and call for an end to violence against women and children. Following the joint …

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FIFA, African Union, WHO & CAF promote campaign against domestic violence in Africa!

FIFA is joining forces with the African Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to jointly address the issue of domestic violence by launching the #SafeHome campaign across the African continent. The initiative is designed to support women and children victims of domestic violence, …

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iSportconnect’s Influential Women In Sport 2020: The Reveal!

Following International Women’s Day yesterday, iSportconnect has revealed its Influential Women In Sport list for 2020. After beginning with an original shortlist of 25, it has now been whittled down to a top ten following receiving opinions from their panel of experts. The panel includes Anna Lockwood, Head of Global …

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France’s Stephanie Frappart to referee UEFA Super Cup!

UEFA is breaking new ground by appointing Stéphanie Frappart to referee the UEFA Super Cup on August 14. This will be the first time that a female official takes charge of a major UEFA men’s competition event – a showpiece match seen as the curtain-raiser to the new season, pitting …

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AFC sign declaration to protect women and girls!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reinforced its commitment to ensure the safety of women in the sport by signing the Declaration of Principles for the Protection of Women and Girls from Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Football Worldwide. The Declaration has been drawn up by international social enterprise, Association Football …

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