With the support of the Youth in Action Programe of the European Union


Sport and Gender - Empowering girls and Women

The overall objective of this project is to promote the development of sustainable youth sport network and  exchange of best practices by using gender traditional sport  as a catalyst for transmitting life skills to children and youth in order to reduce violence and other social ills. The children can get off the streets, learn about rules and fair-play and practice conflict resolution without violence.

Highlighted the topics above, the Specific objectives are:

• Increase the opportunities for women to approach the traditional sports

• Develop the heritage of European traditional sports and their declination at female level

• Favour the best practise to promote traditional games in gender dimension at international level

• Explore the more responsive needs to women's life skills inside traditional sport and their educational followings

• Share topics connected to women, sport, environment, education and cultural heritage.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication  reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein