Sport and GenderThis topic presents the most salient aspects within the intersection between sport, gender and development.
The topic is divided into various sub-sections: from defining concepts, to charting the historical progress made in sport and gender policy development, to providing a list of points to bear in mind for the practical application of gender-equity-through-sport programmes.
A brief explanation of the concept of ‘gender’ in relation to ‘sex’ and the roles of men and women. Read more
An overview of the benefits of using sport to promoting gender equity and women’s and girls’ empowerment. Read more
A historical overview of the major highlights in policy development in gender and sport. Read more
Practical considerations in attempting to understand and to appropriately adapt interventions to local contexts. Read more