What is Gender Equity?

We strongly believe that gender equity builds better sport!  It helps support participation in all areas, leading to more compelling offerings, a larger pool of participants, and a stronger organization.

As we look to advance gender equity in sport, we first need to understand what exactly that means.  While it may seem like a typo, there is a distinction between working toward gender equality and working toward gender equity.  For a quick definition, review our:

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If you’re interested in learning more, consider taking the Gender Equity LENS, which, in addition to defining foundational concepts, provides a practical model for bringing a gender lens to the work you do in sport – in whatever role you play!