Football Tasmania has launched a new program for equality and respect in sport | the lawyer

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Football Tasmania has launched a new Equality and Respect in Sport program to ensure equal opportunities for women in football leadership. It will be delivered in partnership with Our Watch. “With the highest level of female participation in the country, promoting gender equality in football has been a priority for Football Tasmania for several years,” said Football Tasmania chief executive Matt Bulkeley. “As well as continuing to make football more accessible to women and girls, we want to ensure that there are equal opportunities for women in football leadership at all levels of the game.” Changing history through sport”, as well as the introduction of a state framework for equality and respect in sport. “It will also allow us to provide support to clubs and associations for the development and self-assessment of a gender equality action plan.” “A community champions program will build capacity and sustainability at the grassroots level who will work in local communities and help understand violence and gender equality, active bystander skills, child safety and responding to disclosures. ” Our Watch’s chief executive, Patty Kinnersly, said sport has an important role to play in influencing wider societal attitudes and behaviors. The program is the result of Football Tasmania and Our Watch’s successful application to the Sport Australia Women Leadership in Sport programme.

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