The first international conference on women and sport, which brought together policy and decision makers in sport at both national and international level, took place in Brighton, UK from 5-8 May 1994.
It was organised by the British [English] Sports Council and supported by the International Olympic Committee. The conference specifically addressed the issue of how to accelerate the process of change that would redress the imbalances women face in their participation and involvement in sport.
The 280 delegates from 82 countries representing governmental and non-governmental organisations, national Olympic committees, international and national sport federations and educational and research institutions, endorsed the Declaration.
Editor's comments - [ The [Brighton] Declaration provides the principles that should guide action intended to increase the involvement of women in sport at all levels and in all functions and roles. See also the Windhoek call for action and "From Brighton to Windhoek" ] Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>
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Reference : International Working Group on Women and Sport.(1994). Brighton declaration on women and sport. Brighton: IWG.
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