Insight Hub

In its Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022, the IWG has pledged to facilitate positive behavioral change by:

  • Developing a world leading information hub, reference point and repository
  • Sharing global best practice, data, innovations and research (incl quadrennial IWG Progress Report)
  • Supporting development of current and future female leaders in global sport
  • Supporting advancement of indigenous and lower engagement groups
  • Advocating development of gender equity in the coaching community

This Insight Hub is home to a growing amount of insights, case studies, research and tools that you can use to help further gender equity for women and girls.


Leadership from Lockdown

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IWG Progress Reports 1994  – 2018

Every four years, the IWG publishes the “IWG Progress Report” at the IWG World Conference, a detailed review of the progress being made by signatories to the Brighton plus Helsinki 2014 DeclarationEach report is researched, compiled, designed and presented by the current IWG Secretariat.

You can download these reports here:


Women in Sport Aotearoa New Zealand Research Consortium

Photo: Sarah Leberman (Courtesy of NEXT Magazine)

In 2018, Women in Sport Aotearoa convened New Zealand’s largest independent group of academics dedicated to investigating the barriers that stand in the way of equity for women and girls in sport and identifying opportunities for positive change. It is chaired by Professor Sarah Leberman, Women in Sport Aotearoa co-founder and co-chair and respected researcher with 25+ years’ experience. It includes key researchers from 7 of the 8 New Zealand Universities:

  • Massey University (Dr Farah Palmer)
  • University of Auckland (Professor Toni Bruce)
  • Auckland University of Technology (AUT) (Professor Lesley Ferkins, Gaye Bryham, Sally Rae)
  • University of Waikato (Professor Holly Thorpe, Dr Stacy Sims, Dr Kirsten Petrie, Associate Professor Belinda Wheaton)
  • University of Otago (Associate Professor Sally Shaw)
  • Victoria University of Wellington (Robyn Cockburn)
  • Lincoln University (Dr Roslyn Kerr)
  • Sport Waikato (Dr Amy Marfell)

This group is inclusive so to join please email info@womeninsport.org.nz to contact Professor Sarah Leberman.


Research Partners & Projects

Women in Sport Aotearoa is also a leading member in several cross-sector research groups consisting of a number of key agencies, including Sport New Zealand; the New Zealand Olympic Committee; the Wonderful Group; several universities; and the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) New Zealand.


Global Case Studies, Insights and Research

The IWG launched this brand new website in 2019 and shortly we will begin uploading Case Studies, Insights and Research with a view to turning it into a world leading information hub, reference point and repository. We will be sharing global best practice, data, innovations and research and will be focussing on providing practical ideas and support to you, as you carry out your work. We are particularly showcase female leaders, lower engagement groups and female coaches.

Would you like to see your work promoted amongst the IWG Global Network? Contact info@womeninsport.org.nz to find out how to submit a case study.

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INSIGHT HUB: RESEARCH & CASE STUDIES

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