+ With funding from the Federal Government’s Office for Women and the Australian Sports Commission, inaugural President and sports administrator Janice Crosswhite OAM incorporates AWRA as a not-for-profit volunteer organisation to support stakeholders around Australia to improve opportunities for women and girls in sport and physical activity.
June 3, 2005
A changeroom of their own: the importance of designing for women in sport
Gender equality and sport are two topics that have had a rocky history. Men in elite sports are often paid more than their female counterparts, get better sponsorship deals, and men’s sports broadcasts are favoured with prime-time TV spots. Not to mention the undercurrent of sexism and harassment many women in sport face, both on and off the field.