Cape Verde holds first conference on women and sport

Cape Verde holds first conference on women and sport

The event was organised as part of a larger movement that aims to promote gender equality in the country

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Black players, coaches and leaders recognised through Black List

Black players, coaches and leaders recognised through Black List

Some of the leading names in English football will be present at a unique celebration of the achievements of the black community tonight for the Football Black List

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Spanish sports body expresses concern over anti-pregnancy clause

Spanish sports body expresses concern over anti-pregnancy clause

The clause restricting motherhood is often imposed by clubs to younger sportswomen, who are less aware of their rights

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‘The Balotelli Generation’, new book looks at inclusion and belonging in Italian football and society

‘The Balotelli Generation’, new book looks at inclusion and belonging in Italian football and society

A new book from writer and lecturer Max Mauro explores issues of inclusion and identity in Italy through what are known as ‘The Balotelli generation’

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Refugees play for inclusion in Israel

Refugees play for inclusion in Israel

Top Israeli players and youth teams meet at the Holot refugee detention centre in Negev to visit the centre and play a friendly match

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Polish FA head accused of sexism

Polish FA head accused of sexism

Zbigniew Boniek has caused controversy this week following comments made to a female football administrator on social media

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Combatting hate speech in sport

Combatting hate speech in sport

Registration for online training is now open

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GMadrid Sports opens registration for Pride Games 2017

GMadrid Sports opens registration for Pride Games 2017

The ninth edition of the multisport event will take place between 23-25 June across different venues of the Spanish capital

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Football and gender equality programme to reach 60,000 children in Uruguay

Football and gender equality programme to reach 60,000 children in Uruguay

Workshops and capacity trainings will be promoted as part of the programme to coaches, club directors, referees and parents

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Licra hosts football tournament to unite refugee and student communities in Paris

Licra hosts football tournament to unite refugee and student communities in Paris

The tournament initiative was followed by a conference on how sport and culture can help fight racism

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Refugee Cup hoping to build bridges in Brazil

Refugee Cup hoping to build bridges in Brazil

110 refugee athletes will represent their countries of origin and play football to shed light on how sport can foster their inclusion

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Sport stands together to fight racism

Sport stands together to fight racism

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is annually observed on 21 March

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Public outrage as Brazilian club signs goalkeeper convicted of killing his girlfriend

Public outrage as Brazilian club signs goalkeeper convicted of killing his girlfriend

The announcement drew anger from the family of the victim, Eliza Samudio, and women’s rights groups

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Jordan FA inaugurate first women’s stadium ahead of 2018 Asian Cup

Jordan FA inaugurate first women’s stadium ahead of 2018 Asian Cup

Jordan will become the first Middle East nation to host a top Asian women’s football tournament

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2017 Etnoliga kicks-off in Warsaw

2017 Etnoliga kicks-off in Warsaw

Etnoliga, the biggest cross-cultural football event in Eastern Europe with over 250 players from over 50 countries, kicks-off in Warsaw

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UNITED action week against racism 2017

UNITED action week against racism 2017

Organisations across Europe are preparing activities to mark the European Action Week Against Racism

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Patrizia Panico becomes first woman to coach an Italian men’s team

Patrizia Panico becomes first woman to coach an Italian men’s team

For the first time in Italian history, a female coach will lead a male team as Patrizia Panico leads the Azzuri Under-16s

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Newly restructured women’s football league ‘Brasileirão Femenino’ kicks-off in Brazil

Newly restructured women’s football league ‘Brasileirão Femenino’ kicks-off in Brazil

The recently re-launched women’s football league in Brazil began their season last weekend

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Captain of amateur team hospitalised after defending team-mate from racism

Captain of amateur team hospitalised after defending team-mate from racism

Gianluca Cigna, who captains nell’ Atletico Villaretto, in the Turin third division, was taken to hospital in a serious condition after a racist attack on team-mate

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Chadian student killed in Kazan by football hooligans

Chadian student killed in Kazan by football hooligans

The student was the victim of a premeditated racist attack by 19-year-old Roman Khalilov

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FIFA set independent advisory board of human rights experts

FIFA set independent advisory board of human rights experts

The board is scheduled to meet at least twice a year to provide advice on issues relevant for the implementation of FIFA’s human rights responsibilities

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Football3 to empower youth in 11 countries

Football3 to empower youth in 11 countries

football3 for respect project will harness the power of the football3 methodology to tackle the challenges of racism, violence and radicalism

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Training of ‘Agents of Change’ for the ‘PsyTool’ project is underway

Training of ‘Agents of Change’ for the ‘PsyTool’ project is underway

Over 50 people begin training with the objective to become ‘agents of change’, as part of the Erasmus+ project PsyTool

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FIFA ‘Live Your Goals’ inspires Roma girls in Bucharest

FIFA ‘Live Your Goals’ inspires Roma girls in Bucharest

Skill sessions, a roundtable and women’s football tournament will fill up the day of activities

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‘Get Inclusive In the Game’ to promote innovative synergies for refugee and female inclusion

‘Get Inclusive In the Game’ to promote innovative synergies for refugee and female inclusion

GIIG promotes voluntary activities in sport that foster the social inclusion of minority groups, equal opportunities and raise awareness of health-enhancing physical activity

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D Word 2 guide launched to increase diversity in the sports media

D Word 2 guide launched to increase diversity in the sports media

The guide offers expert guidance on how to address under-representation across broadcast, written and online media in sport

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FIFA conference to focus on equality and inclusion

FIFA conference to focus on equality and inclusion

Three sessions will address topics including: progressing towards gender equality; men as equal agents of change; and strength in diversity: achieving inclusion in/through sport

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FIFA announce changes that make it easier for young refugees to play

FIFA announce changes that make it easier for young refugees to play

The new regulations mean that FAs registering young players through the FIFA player registration system can assure their name will not be shared

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Fare members available for Erasmus+ partnerships

Fare members available for Erasmus+ partnerships

If you are planning an Erasmus+ bid one of our members can provide a geographical and activity focus that can enhance your partnership

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