Eir Soccer, founders of the Global Goals World Cup, are looking to recruit 12 female volunteer ambassador coaches for Copenhagen project.
The need to increase the number of opportunities for women to enjoy and be a part of football has once again been a prime focus of this year’s Football People weeks.
European Parliament passes resolution denouncing the lack of serious action against neo-fascist and neo-Nazi groups in both Europe and European sport.
UEFA have chosen to use a photo from the Armenian NGO ‘Youth Initiatives Promotion Center’ as promotional material for their match day adverts for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.
LGBT rights are once again a major focus of the Football People weeks in 2018, as organisations around the world come together to promote LGBTQI inclusion in football.
European football governing body UEFA continues to show its support to the Football People weeks with more activities planned during a comprehensive round of UEFA club competition games to come.
Sexual orientation and sexual identity are still taboo subjects in Polish sport, in almost every discipline. Non-heteronormative people are invisible and the nation’s culture, especially sport culture, does little to help create the conditions to help them come out of the closet. “Homo-les-bi-transphobia in sport is neither talked nor written about: media and sport institutions…
We speak to Syrian refugee and ex-professional footballer Raed Bko about his journey and his role on the panel of Kompass and One Young World The Hague’s #FootballPeople event in Den Haag.
UEFA’s focus on the fight for equality, diversity and inclusion in European football continues with the launch of a collection of good practices provided by UEFA member associations.
The support given to the campaign grows every year. Activists, clubs, national associations and leading football stars all come together to back the campaign and wear Football People t-shirts, with the images disseminated to thousands across social media. Campaign packs are available to groups who want to run activities under the Football People branding in October. A campaign…
The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during September 2018. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred. All reports have been brought to Fare’s attention through eyewitness or media accounts. A Fare observer scheme is also currently at place at UEFA…
More than 4,500 people are expected to attend 25 separate activities held by 15 different organisations in Turkey, with some of the major professional football clubs also pledging their support together with the Turkish national federation. Turkish giants Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Beşiktaş are just some of the professional clubs taking part in Fare’s #FootballPeople weeks,…
Some of football’s biggest names will join a social change movement of over 100,000.
Amateur club ASD Polisportiva Atletico Diritti will host a football tournament during the 2018 #FootballPeople weeks to mark the fifth anniversary of the 60 refugee children who died trying to cross the Mediterranean by boat five years ago.
The sports media will come together today at the #DWord3 conference organised by BCOMS (Black Collective of Media in Sport) to address under-representation of women, ethnic minorities, LGBT+ and those with disabilities in the industry.
The life of Emma Clarke, Britain’s first black female football pioneer, will be celebrated at an event at The Royal Society of Arts on Tuesday October 30th as part of the 2018 #FootballPeople weeks.
Integration of refugees through football conference to take place in Warsaw, Poland.
How major sporting events can leave behind a meaningful social legacy was the topic of discussion as the Fare network held a panel discussion at the UN Human Rights Council Social Forum in Geneva, Switzerland on October 2nd. The debate focused on what sports event organisers, stakeholders, national associations, governing bodies and athletes can do…