The International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport is the world’s largest network dedicated to “Empowering women and girls – Advancing Sport“. It is fully aligned to the 17x United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 5: “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”.
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 Insight 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.
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IWG Global Executive
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IWG Legacies 1994-2018
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