Women in Sport: Fuelling a Lifetime of Participation: Report

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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)

In this report, researchers situate the status and challenges of Canadian girls and women’s participation and leadership in sport, and identify actions to fuel lifelong participation. This collaborative report led by Canada’s dairy farmers, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), and a sport leader advisory group is part of a commitment to research about the state of female sport participation in Canada.

“There have been improvements in terms of engagement and participation of girls and women in sport, but as the report suggests, there is still gender inequity for Canadian women in sport,” CAAWS Executive Director Karin Lofstrom stated. “The report provides statistics and findings on the inequity and provides recommendations for future action.