+ A national online survey conducted by AWRA of Australian sporting organisations finds women make up almost half the number of active participants in organised sport but hold only seven per cent of leadership and governance positions. Survey findings are presented to a Sydney Sports Summit and the Australian Sports Commission.
June 3, 2007
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.