Gender Equity in Recreational Sport: Optimizing Facility Use
The resources in this section reflect the four different areas of focus of this project. Beyond those, we have added resources that provide general information about the topic of gender equity as well as resources that address the issue of leadership for women in recreation and sport.
|Caren Cao goes for a slam dunk with Network Of Women in Basketball|
For lifelong baller Caren Cao, playing in a co-ed basketball league wasn’t much fun. “If it’s a competitive league, men don’t take you seriously,” she says. “If it’s a casual game, they won’t even put in a full effort to guard you.”
|Workshop #4 — Who are the People in Your Neighbourhood?|
This workshop will explore non-traditional ways of understanding the community and, specifically, those who do not typically participate in recreation.
|Workshop #4 — Who are the People in Your Neighbourhood? (Slide Deck)||Community Engagement|
|Supporting Newcomer Girls and Women through Sport (CWS)|
Quality engagement in physical activity can further the integration of newcomer women and girls into their communities and positively impact their overall quality of life.
|Toolkit: Reframing Sport for Teenage Girls (Sport England)|
Includes resources and key findings from the research which is funded by Sport England.
|Helping Women and Girls to Get Active: A Practical Guide (Sport England)|
This guide will help you get more women and girls in your area active – even if you’re not directly involved in the sport or leisure sector.
|Go Where Women Are: Insight on engaging women and girls in sport and exercise (Sport England)|
“Go Where Women Are” is about engaging women in sport and exercise on their terms and in their space whether physically or emotionally.
|Making the Case: Physical Activity and Women 55-70 (CWS)|
This resource provides concrete evidence that makes the case for investing in physical activity initiatives for women 55–70.