Rugby women players in Spain. Image: Unsplash
The “Sports for Gender Equality” online course offers valuable insights into the critical role of sports in promoting gender equality and fostering inclusivity.

Participants will gain comprehensive knowledge and a profound understanding of what it means to apply a gendered perspective in sports, the impact of gender stereotypes on behavior, and the transformative potential of sports in challenging these stereotypes.

The course will further explore the vast topic of masculinity and its role in promoting gender equality, with focused discussions on how sports can actively contribute to the deconstruction of harmful masculinities.

Additionally, participants will engage in an in-depth discussion on Safeguarding principles and the significance of adopting a Do-No-Harm approach within the sport context.

Learning goals

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of sports in promoting gender equality.
  2. Acquire knowledge on the application of a gendered perspective in sports by critically analyzing and assessing gender biases and stereotypes prevalent within society and specifically in sports environments.
  3. Evaluate the impact of gender stereotypes on behavior and recognize the importance of challenging these stereotypes to promote gender equality through sports.
  4. Understand the importance of the topic of masculinity and its complexities and significance in promoting gender equality, while identifying ways in which sports can actively contribute to breaking-down harmful masculinity norms.
  5. Gain insights into principles of Safeguarding and the Do-No-Harm approach and acquire essential tools to create safe and supportive sports environments, ensuring the well-being of all individuals involved.

Participants will need to register an account to join the course but in addition to the course they will get access to resources, tools and a global network of S4D practitioners.

The courses are free of charge, as is the platform and the knowledge sharing sessions.

Tags

Country
All countries
Region
All regions
Sport
All sports
Sustainable Development Goals
10 – Reduced inequalities
Themes
Target Group
Girls and women
Policymakers
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/events/sport-gender-equality-spanish

Event Details

23 Oct 2023 - 25 Oct 2023
12:00 - 15:00 , UTC
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Tags

Country
All countries
Region
All regions
Sport
All sports
Sustainable Development Goals
10 – Reduced inequalities
Themes
Target Group
Girls and women
Policymakers

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