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REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

“You should be careful!” “You should be quiet” “You should be nice” “You should smile more” Have any of those statements been made to you personally? Well you aren’t alone. […]

May 3, 2017 ×
Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Get familiar with an organization that is putting the term “male-dominated” on notice – your days are numbered! Girls Riders Organization is a US-based non-profit that was founded to inspire, […]

March 22, 2017 ×
The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

With Nike’s launch of it’s branded hijab, there have been some heated reactions. There are a number of people who are cheering the move, and of course, the expected amount […]

March 20, 2017 ×
Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

If there’s a story about female empowerment through sport, especially when it is about breaking stereotypes or cultural barriers, you can be sure we will be covering it! Although we […]

March 13, 2017 ×
First Saudi Woman To Summit Everest Shuns Traditional Expectations To Conquer World’s 7 Highest Peaks

First Saudi Woman To Summit Everest Shuns Traditional Expectations To Conquer World’s 7 Highest Peaks

She is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to summit Mt. Everest, and after already conquering 6 of the world’s highest peaks, she now has her sights on completing the […]

February 21, 2017 ×
Broadcaster LaChina Robinson Is Determined To Change The Status Of Women In Sports

Broadcaster LaChina Robinson Is Determined To Change The Status Of Women In Sports

If you have been paying attention to women’s basketball over the past 7 years, you know who LaChina Robinson is. If you haven’t heard of her yet, it’s time to […]

December 12, 2016 ×
‘She Believes’ Mini Series Profiles Women In The Arab World Using Sport As A Tool Of Empowerment

‘She Believes’ Mini Series Profiles Women In The Arab World Using Sport As A Tool Of Empowerment

If you are familiar with the articles on our site, you will know we are dedicated to stories about empowerment and how women around the world are working to create […]

December 7, 2016 ×
It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

By Cassie Brewer As young children, girls and boys are encouraged to get out and play sports. No one is excluded, Everyone has a chance to show their stuff on […]

November 14, 2016 ×
Women’s AFL League Set To Kick Off In Australia In 2017 But Will It Address The Pay Gap?

Women’s AFL League Set To Kick Off In Australia In 2017 But Will It Address The Pay Gap?

AFL fans in Australia, get ready because the 2017 season is going to be its biggest yet. Starting in February, the AFL is launching its first Women’s League which will […]

November 7, 2016 ×
Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

The Rio Olympics brought us two weeks of badass athletic achievements, especially among women who set records, broke them, and made history. And yes, it also exposed just how hideously […]

October 25, 2016 ×
‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

We are big believers in the phrase: “you can’t be what you can’t see”, penned by The Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman. It holds a lot of meaning […]

August 16, 2016 ×
“Rethink Role Models” Campaign Gives Australia’s Biggest Female Sporting Heroes The Kudos They Deserve

“Rethink Role Models” Campaign Gives Australia’s Biggest Female Sporting Heroes The Kudos They Deserve

Close your eyes and think of a world famous athlete. Who comes to mind? Soccer player Pele? Tennis great Andre Agassi? Or perhaps Super Bowl-winning footballer Peyton Manning? If a […]

July 18, 2016 ×