Last year the EGLSF signed the 'Brighton Declaration of Women and Sport'. A commitment to gender equality in sport. Every 4 years a international conference is held and this year it attracted more than 700 participants from almost 100 countries in Helsinki. And it was the first time that LBTIQ issues were raised. During four days several topics were discussed, all regarding women and sports. EGLSF was visable with a booth in the exhibtion, as a guest on the pannel discussion on 'Sport without Fear' and as co-host of one of the parallel sessions on LGBTI inclusion in sports. The [...]
The 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport “Lead the Change – Be the Change” was opened today, June 12, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. More than 800 participants from close to 100 countries witnessed the Opening Ceremony of the landmark event.
Hello Helsinki! We are present at the 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport, where for the first time the LGBT inclusion in sport will be raised. More than 800 participants of almost 100 countries are participating. In the next days we will share updates of the conference on Facebook and Twitter. On Saturday former EGLSF co-president Armelle Mazé will participate in the plenary session 'Sport without Fear - Sport as a safe haven & bastion for human rights', and boardmember Annette Wachter will be presenting in the parallel session on 'Creating fair policies and environment for LGBTQ inclusion in sport' For [...]