United States - Following International Women’s Day on 8 March, Anita DeFrantz, Chairwoman of the IOC’s Women and Sport Commission and an IOC member, explained the role of sport in the vitally important effort to eliminate and prevent violence against women and girls in the world.
United States - International Women’s Day may be over, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s efforts to foster gender equality through sport are very much ongoing.
Cambodia - Ahead of hosting the SEA Games the country's Olympic Committee leader is trying to develop more elite female athletes. This means vaulting a culture barrier that currently keeps many parents from allowing their daughters to play sports.
Nepal - Nepal Taekwondo Association´s Women Empowerment Management Committee is all set to organize First Women´s National Taekwondo Championship in the first week of February in Kathmandu.
The president of the WTF Women´s Committee, Maria Borello, who is also President of the Guatemalan Taekwondo Federation and WTF Council Member, has promoted a project in her country dedicated to native women to overcome racial discrimination through Taekwondo.