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Equity through collective action
Sport NZ is committed to improving the opportunities, value and visibility for women and girls.

The Government's Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation Strategy aims to ensure that all women and girls, in all roles, are visible, feel positive about the contribution they make, and value being involved and participating in all levels of play, active recreation and sport. See our research, resources and funding to find out how we are addressing the inequities for women and girls in play, active recreation and sport.

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Women and Girls Action Plan: Our Roadmap to June 2024

This action plan sets out a practical roadmap for how we will continue making progress towards the three outcomes in the strategy – leadership, participation and value and visibility – until June 2024. It builds on the progress made towards our original commitments and represents an evolution in our response to Government's Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation Strategy.

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The Flow on Effect

The Flow on Effect is changing the conversation around female health, menstruation and physical activity. Whether you’re a young person or an adult supporting a young person, check out the resources and stories covering these topics.

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Impacts of Young Women’s Activation Fund

Read case studies about the impacts of nine projects supporting participation and leadership initiatives for young women to be physically active. This fund is now closed.

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It's Time
Watch. Follow. Support.

Sport NZ research shows that there’s a gap in support for our female elite athletes when compared to male athletes. A gap in knowledge, how much we read, watch, attend and generally support our women on the world stage.

That’s why Sport NZ has launched the “It’s Time” campaign and is working with sports to showcase what’s great about women’s sport and how you can get in on the action.

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#itsmymove newsletter

Sign up to the bi-monthly #itsmymove newsletter to be part of the campaign journey.

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Young Women's Profile

An in-depth, quantitative and qualitative analysis of young women aged 12-17. This report provides key insights into the perceptions of young women – their behaviour, experiences, needs and desires – to help those working with young women to support them on their physical activity journey.

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