Gambia FA leads initiative to promote girls’ participation in football

Gambia FA leads initiative to promote girls’ participation in football

The first Girls Festival brought together 240 girls to stressed the GFF commitment to break barriers and taboos associated with women’s football.

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Spanish FA create work group to tackle discrimination

Spanish FA create work group to tackle discrimination

The RFEF have announced a new work group to analyse and study the issues around violence, discrimination and intolerance in Spanish football

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Football academy to boost women’s and grassroots football in Ecuador

Football academy to boost women’s and grassroots football in Ecuador

The project is looking to promote the integrated practice of sport between boys and girls under 14 years old and support local female talents.

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Solidarity football initiatives take over holiday season

Solidarity football initiatives take over holiday season

Around the globe football initiatives are mobilising efforts to bring comfort and help communities in need during the Christmas and Holiday season.

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Spanish league signs Ibero-American agreement to tackle racism

Spanish league signs Ibero-American agreement to tackle racism

An agreement aiming to strengthen the relationship between Spain and Latin America on the grounds of sport and social inclusion has been signed by the LFP and Ibero-American institutions.

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European fans and clubs engage in ‘Second Fan Shirt’ solidarity campaign

European fans and clubs engage in ‘Second Fan Shirt’ solidarity campaign

The football initiative is bringing together fans and clubs across Europe in a united action to help improve the living situation of refugees across the globe.

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Fare celebrates the contributions of migrants on UN Awareness Day

Fare celebrates the contributions of migrants on UN Awareness Day

On the United Nations International Migrants Day, marked on the 18th December, Fare celebrates the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide.

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Andalusia adopts pact to promote the coverage of women’s sport

Andalusia adopts pact to promote the coverage of women’s sport

The initiative comes after a 2011-2014 report, which analysed the region’s radio and television sporting programmes and newspapers, showed that women’s sport is often marginalised.

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Incidents reported to Fare during November 2014

Incidents reported to Fare during November 2014

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during November 2014. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred.

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Europe-wide report shows ethnic minorities and women marginal in leadership

Europe-wide report shows ethnic minorities and women marginal in leadership

New data highlights shocking levels of underrepresentation of ethnic minorities and women in football leadership positions

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Documentary series to highlight sports’ role for inclusion and empowerment

Documentary series to highlight sports’ role for inclusion and empowerment

Twelve different personal stories, filmed in 12 different countries, are highlighting sports’ role to overcome physical, social and cultural barriers.

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Sampdoria president suspended over ‘that Filipino’ remark

Sampdoria president suspended over ‘that Filipino’ remark

The president of the Italian Serie A club has been suspended for three months and fined €10,000 over a racist comment aimed at the Inter Milan Indonesian President Erick Thohir.

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Fare LGBT members and international activists meet in Berlin

Fare LGBT members and international activists meet in Berlin

Fare LGBTIQ member and activists came together in Berlin for a meeting to discuss priorities for tackling LGBT-phobia, inclusion in football and future action.

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Amsterdam seminar pledges to increase minorities and women in football

Amsterdam seminar pledges to increase minorities and women in football

Leading football administrators, international players, and Fare gathered at “game-changing” seminar on institutional discrimination.

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Brazilian goalkeeper Aranha receives award for fight against racism

Brazilian goalkeeper Aranha receives award for fight against racism

The Santos FC player, who was racially abused by opposing fans at a Brazilian Cup match in August, received a human rights award for his fights against racism.

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Argentinian youth celebrate inclusion and development through community sport

Argentinian youth celebrate inclusion and development through community sport

Over 1000 Argentinian children came together in Buenos Aires to celebrate the closing of a season of sport for development and inclusion.

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Focus on institutional discrimination in Amsterdam

Focus on institutional discrimination in Amsterdam

Footballers, policy makers, football administrators, academics and NGO groups will attend a seminar this Friday looking at institutional discrimination within European football.

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The Eat for Goals! app: healthy eating with the world’s top footballers

The Eat for Goals! app: healthy eating with the world’s top footballers

The Eat for Goals! app teaches children how to eat healthy eating like the world’s top footballers.

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Russian Football Union sanctions player for reacting to racist abuse

Russian Football Union sanctions player for reacting to racist abuse

FC Rostov midfielder Guélor Kanga was suspended for three matches and fined €700 for making an “insulting gesture” towards FC Spartak Moscow fans who racially abused him.

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Celebrating partnership against discrimination in Paris

Celebrating partnership against discrimination in Paris

French NGOs Paris Foot Gay, Sportitude, SOS Racisme in partnership with Paris Saint-Germain Foundation celebrate the Respect Day

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FIFA to step up anti-racism efforts in view of World Cup in Russia

FIFA to step up anti-racism efforts in  view of World Cup in Russia

FIFA pledge to step up its measures to tackle racism and discrimination at matches under its jurisdiction.

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Idris Elba joins Yaya Toure and other players in campaign against Ebola

Idris Elba joins Yaya Toure and other players in campaign against Ebola

Public awareness campaign brings together footballers to help halt the Ebola epidemic and recognise health workers fighting disease

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