Empowering Women in Sport: Celebrating International Women’s Rights Day

Against the backdrop of International Women’s Rights Day on March 8, the Gap Women project partners mobilized to promote women’s participation in sport. Numerous events took place on all types of playing fields all over Europe, reaching a total of more than 800 participants. Look back at these events. Significant gender inequalities persist in the […]

Laia Palau:“It’s basic to support research on physical training for women”

In the framework of the Summer Olympic Games 2024, the GAP Women Partnership seeks to promote the female athletes’ careers and challenges they faced in order to inspire future generations. First interview was done with Laia Palau, a former basketball player born in Barcelona, Catalonia, who was an international player from 2002 and captain of […]

Margherita Sport e Vita and women’s resilience in football in Italy

To mark International Women’s Rights Day, Margherita Sport e Vita organized two events focusing on resilience and women’s participation in soccer. These events are part of the European project Gap Women, which promotes the development of women’s sporting practices and the development of inclusive and equitable sporting environments. Significant gender inequalities persist in the sport […]

“Every Woman is welcome in sport – Are They?” – Webinar

The policy-implementation gap. Women are not a homogenous group. And are sport federations ready to change? These were the key takeaways from the “Every woman is welcome in sport webinar – are they” which took place on 4 March 2024 as part of the Gap Women project. The webinar marked the kick off the GAP […]

Promote gender equality in sport with Gap Women project

To link in with International Women’s Rights Day on March 8th, the European Gap Women project unveiled an awareness-raising campaign to promote women’s participation in sport. Joint interview with Milena de Murga, director of the social and international projects department of the Sports Federation Union of Catalonia (UFEC), leader of the project and Alla Krinitsyna, Project manager […]

Maribel Zamora presents the GAP Women project at the 2nd IWISC

Maribel Zamora, president of Catalan Volleyball Federation presented the GAP Women project within the II International Women in sports Congress that took place in Barcelona in September. The Congress is the UFEC’s initiative gathers women involved in sport field from all over the world to reflect on such a relevant topics as: – maternity – […]

Begins GAP WOMEN project, led by UFEC to increase the number of female sports licenses

On 27th July 2022, the GAP women project (Gender Actions to increase Women’s Participation in Sports) has begun, lead by the Unió de Federacions de Catalunya (UFEC) and co-funded by the European Commission program Erasmus+. The project aims to eliminate the gender gap in the sport, and will count with the collaboration of nine partners. […]