A mum and daughter running a half marathon together

Sport can give girls and women resilience, courage, self-belief and a sense of belonging

Our vision is that no-one is excluded from the joy, fulfilment and lifelong benefits of sport

The team sport gender gap

  • 860 k

    Fewer girls than boys play team sport in England

    That's more than the capacity of ALL Premier League stadiums

  • 23 %

    Of parents describe their daughter as resilient

    Girls are missing out on vital skills team sport can build

Who we are

Carol taking a photo with her football team

About Us

Founded in 1984, Women in Sport is the longest-standing charity in its field with a proud history of securing change for women and girls.

We have led the field in creating change for teenage girls and challenged the system to better serve women in midlife.
Are you with us?

Are you with us?

Sport has the potential to transform the lives of women and girls for the better, yet the opportunities are not always there for them. We need your help to create a future where everyone can benefit from sport.

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Our Partners

We're grateful to all our partners for their continued support, allowing us to transform the lives of women and girls through sport