Olympic Rings

The first gender equal Olympics

Celebrating the first Olympic Games with the same number of male and female competitors

Rally around the incredible women of Paris 2024

  • 2024

    The first Games with equal numbers of female and male competitors

    Discover the history of women's inclusion at the Olympics

  • 1900

    The first Olympic Games to allow women to compete

    Find out which sports were quick to allow women to compete and which waited until London 2012

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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COPA 71 Review

How an entire chapter of women’s football was erased from history

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Give girls the chance to dream

Fewer than a third of girls aspire to reach the top in sport, compared to half of boys. We need your help to change this.

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#TimeTogether

Inspiring mums, mother figures and their teenage daughters to get active

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