Women's Sport

Women's Sport        
Prepared by  Prepared by: Dr Ralph Richards, Senior Research Consultant, Clearinghouse for Sport, Australian Sports Commission 
evaluated by  Evaluation by: Women Sport Australia - the national peak body for women playing and leading in sport (March 2016)
Reviewed by  Reviewed by network: Australian Sport Information Network (AUSPIN)
Last updated  Last updated:  19 September 2017
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Introduction

Australian and New Zealand sports organisations, and many other national sports bodies from around the world, recognise that the benefits of sport are best achieved when programs and opportunities are inclusive. Gender should not be a limiting factor for participation in sport and other forms of physical activity.  

 


Key Messages 

1

Gender is a defining factor of sporting opportunities, funding and recognition.

2

Gender equity in sport is part of an inclusive policy framework.




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Acknowledgement

We gratefully acknowledge the support and assistance provided by the Women Sport Australia in preparing and maintaining this information resource.

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