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    IWG Welcomes New Signatory for Brighton Declaration

    The newly established Fédération Internationale de Teqball (FITEQ) is the latest sporting federation to sign the Brighton... Read more

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    Asian Paralympic Committee and 8 NPCs sign Brighton Declaration

    In a fitting conclusion to a workshop to encourage more women to be involved in para-sport, the... Read more

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    DSD regulations: IWG, WSI and IAPESGW respond to letter from IAAF

    IWG, WSI and IAPESGW have today responded to a letter from the International Association of Athletics Federations... Read more

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    New Zealand government demonstrates commitment to IWG

    New Zealand Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand Minister for Sport & Recreation,... Read more

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    IWG AGM taking place in London 7-9 June 2019

    The IWG Global Executive of the International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport will meet in... 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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