WOMEN IN SPORTS ARCHIVES

WOMEN IN SPORT WORK GROUP RECOMMENDATION REPORT

At their June 2016 meeting, Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers responsible for sport, physical activity and recreation (SPAR) identified “Increased participation of women and girls (reducing the gender gap) in sport” as one of the priorities for the SPAR intergovernmental table.

CREATING A NATIONWIDE CODE OF CONDUCT AND NEW GENDER EQUITY SECRETARIAT

Ottawa, Ontario, February 21, 2019 - All Canadians participating in sport have the right to an environment that is safe and free from abuse, discrimination and harassment. The well-being of our athletes and children in sport must be at the forefront

MINISTERS COLLABORATE TO MAKE SPORT SAFE AND INCLUSIVE

Red Deer, Alberta, February 15, 2019 – Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for sport, physical activity and recreation held a two-day conference to advance sport, physical activity and recreation in Canada and re-affirmed their commitment to making sport safe

PROMOTION PLUS, SPORT BC ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Vancouver, BC Sport BC and ProMOTION Plus are very pleased to announce the partnership for women in sport and physical activity in BC. Effective March 1, 2019 ProMOTION Plus will be merging its activities in advocacy, gender equity, recognition, and

IAAF DELAYS NEW GENDER RULES

The IAAF announced Tuesday it had agreed to postpone by five months the implementation of controversial new rules on high testosterone levels in female athletes to avoid further delay in proceedings brought by South African track star Caster Semenya challenging

GENDER IN SPORT

Are you woman enough? This is the question that has been repeatedly asked of Caster Semenya ever since, in 2009, at the age of 18, she blew away the competition to win gold at the World Championships in Berlin.

HISTORIC MOTION FOR CANADIAN RUGBY

Recognizing the importance of leadership reflecting its members and global trends, Rugby Canada’s Board of Directors and Provincial Unions supported a motion today ensuring that its governance will be comprised by no less than 40% of both genders.

MILLER WINS LAWSUIT IN USA

Shannon Miller claimed she was fired for being a woman. The Federal jury agreed. Jury slams Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth with $3.74 million judgment for firing lesbian coach

IOC TO ADVANCE GENDER EQUALITY

Following the IOC Executive Board approval of 25 bold and challenging recommendations, the IOC is leading the way in raising awareness of the importance of gender equality on and off the field of play.

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

The Ontario Volleyball Association is proud to present the 1st annual multi-sport Women and Girls in Leadership and Sport Conference to be held in May at the University of Toronto Scarborough.