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Gender equality and leadership in Olympic bodies, Women, Leadership and the Olympic Movement 2010, Commissioned by the IOC Women and Sport Commission

03.10.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This study focuses on the electoral experience of women in submittingThemselves as candidates for senior posts in National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs).It has three main objectives: 1) To establish what the current situation was in relation to the recruitment of women to executive committees of the National Olympic Committees and International Federations; 2)To understand the context and experience of those women who have submitted themselves to election for senior roles (President, Secretary General, and Treasurer) within NOCs and IFs; 3)To identify policy implications for Olympic bodies in relation to promotion of gender equity in the leadership and management of Olympic sport.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Professor Ian P. Henry & Dr. Leigh Robinson
  • Publishing house : © International Olympic Committee
  • Publication date : 2010
  • Number of pages : 121
  • Language : English


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