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Source: Diabetes.org.uk 29/07/2022

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/the-diabetes-football-community

With the Lionesses winning the UEFA Women’s Euro competition this weekend Diabetes UK speak to Lucy Wieland, Group Liaison Officer by day and Women’s Project Leader with The Diabetes Football Community in her spare time.

The Diabetes Football Community (TDFC) was created in 2017 by Chris Bright, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1999, but still went on to gain a masters degree in

Source: Women in Sport March 2022

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/more-than-1-million-teenage-girls-fall-out-of-love-with-sport/

 

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Women in Sport surveyed 4,000 teenage girls and boys as part of its research work Reframing Sport for Teenage Girls, funded by Sport England. It has has found that more than one million teenage girls (43%) who once considered themselves ‘sporty’, disengage from sport following primary school. A fear of feeling judged by

Source: Women in Sport Dec 2021

https://www.womeninsport.org/statement/we-need-an-independent-body-for-safeguarding-and-duty-of-care-in-sport/

 

Women in Sport is calling for an independent body to ensure adequate safeguarding and duty of care for everyone involved in sport. The organisation states most victims of the many reported serious allegations of sexual, emotional, and physical abuse in sport are women or minors and is indicative of a structural and cultural problem in sport.

Women is Sp

Source: Sports Marketing Surveys

SMS_WOMENS_JOURNEY_REPORT_NOV_2021-compressed.pdf

This report looks at how women’s experiences of different sports change through their life stages and identifies opportunities for the sector to help more women enjoy a longer and more connected sporting journey. We hope the insights in the report will help to change the narrative in women’s sport from “I wish I had returned sooner” to “I returned as soon as I was ready!” 

Source: Women in Sport Oct 2021

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/women-in-sports-timetogether-campaign-is-back-to-inspire-teenage-girls-and-mums-to-reconnect-by-getting-active/

 

The covid pandemic has seen a reduction in activity levels for both teenage girls and their mum’s while time spent online has soared. #TimeTogether is back, encouraging and inspiring teenage girls and their mums/mother figures to reconnect and get active together.

New research from Women in Sport reveals 89% o

Source: Women in sport March 2021

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/women-in-sport-reveals-the-impact-of-the-pandemic-on-teenage-girls-lives-and-exercise/

 

The charity Women in Sport today launches new research, funded by Comic Relief, into how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of teenage girls and their relationship with sport and physical activity.  

The research showed that lockdown has led girls to recognise the value of exercise for physical and mental health –

  • 52% of

Source: Women In Sport May 21

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/women-in-sport-calls-for-action-so-midlife-women-can-get-active/

 

Women in Sport has launched new research into the menopause and sport and activity alongside a new curation of images and films in partnership with Getty Images. The charity is calling for action both within and beyond the sport sector to ensure midlife women have the chance to enjoy sport and activity and the lifelong benefits they bring. The work was funde