#Women in Sport

  • Article: A US High School Girls Soccer Team Broke Out #EqualPay Jerseys Mid-Game

    A US High School Girls Soccer Team Broke Out #EqualPay Jerseys Mid-Game

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 23, 2019

    “We felt the whole community behind us.” Read more

  • Article: This 18-Year-Old Just Became the First Ever UK Jockey to Race Wearing a Hijab – and She Won

    This 18-Year-Old Just Became the First Ever UK Jockey to Race Wearing a Hijab – and She Won

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 2, 2019

    Khadijah Mellah won the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood, one of the world’s most famous racecourses. Read more

  • Article: Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    By Helen Lock|July 3, 2019

    Until now, women players were referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” but men were not given a prefix. Read more

  • Article: This Men’s Football Team Just Took a Wage Cut in Solidarity With Female Players

    This Men’s Football Team Just Took a Wage Cut in Solidarity With Female Players

    By Imogen Calderwood|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Oct. 9, 2017

    It's a big step for women in sport. Read more

  • Article: Kathrine Switzer, First Woman to Complete Boston Marathon, Finishes Race Again, 50 Years Later

    Kathrine Switzer, First Woman to Complete Boston Marathon, Finishes Race Again, 50 Years Later

    By Phineas Rueckert|CHIME FOR CHANGE|April 18, 2017

    “She was warned, she was given an explanation, nevertheless she persisted.” Read more

  • Article: The 'Phenomenal' New #ThisGirlCan Video Is the Motivation You Need Right Now

    The 'Phenomenal' New #ThisGirlCan Video Is the Motivation You Need Right Now

    By Yosola Olorunshola|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 24, 2017

    The badass campaign is back. Read more

  • Article: These 4 Women From Saudi Arabia Join Olympics, Making History

    These 4 Women From Saudi Arabia Join Olympics, Making History

    By Meghan Werft|July 29, 2016

    For the second time in history women from Saudi Arabia will be allowed to compete in Olympic games. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Afghan female footballer who faced death threats and exile for daring to play

    Meet the Afghan female footballer who faced death threats and exile for daring to play

    By Yosola Olorunshola|May 15, 2016

    How Khalida Popal kicked down the barriers to women’s sport. Read more