• News
    New IWG Global Patron and 8th IWG World Conference dates announced

    Rt Hon. Helen Clark ONZ unveiled as new global Patron; 8th IWG World Conference taking place 5-8 May 2022... Read more

  • News
    IWG unveils new faces ahead of UN International Women’s Day 2019

    The IWG announces new Global Executive team and reveals a new global brandmark representing collaboration, connectivity and unity  ... Read more

  • News
    OPINION: It’s time to say ‘non’ to abuse and sexism in sport

    Even on international football’s night of nights, basic respect for women and girls was not a given.... Read more

  • News
    RELEASE: New Zealand takes the reins for women and girls sport globally

    The International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport Secretariat & Conference 2018-22 now in New Zealand.... Read more

  • News
    RELEASE: Rachel Froggatt appointed IWG Secretary General 2018-2022

    Experienced global sports leader to start as IWG Secretary General 2018 – 2022 on 3 September 2018  ... Read more

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    The International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport is the world’s largest network dedicated to Empowering women and girls – Advancing Sport.

    Established in 1994, the IWG developed and remains guardian of the Brighton plus Helsinki 2014 Declaration, which now has 550+ signatories. 

    The IWG is governed by the IWG Global Executive. It advocates for gender equity year-round, running programmes including the IWG Hub. Every four years, it stages the IWG World Conference, the world’s largest gathering of experts on gender equity in sport and physical activity, with 1500+ delegates. 

    The current IWG Secretariat 2018 – 2022 is held by New Zealand. The 8th IWG World Conference will take place in Auckland, New Zealand, 5-8 May 2022.

    The IWG is a not-for-profit with funding from a mix of Grants & TrustsDonations, Fundraising & Gifts and Commercial Partnerships.

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