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Girl Power

February 7th, 2013

  My experience working across a number of different IF’s is making me reflect on the representation of women in their organisations and how this affects the development of their sports. The governing body for field hockey, FIH, for example has a constitutional policy of equality between the sexes.  This means that 50% of its Executive Board are women, and that all aspects of the game are automatically treated equally, including major events, allocation of their resource etc.  As a result, or perhaps because of this, participation numbers are roughly equal between men and women…

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