Indian Women Boxers: Wikipedia Edi-a-thon

Indian Women Boxers: Wikipedia Edi-a-thon

To commemorate the Women's World Boxing Championship 2018, FII dedicated November 2018’s Wikipedia Editathon to Indian Women Boxers.
Dutee Chand: A Sportswoman Who Broke All Barriers

Dutee Chand: A Sportswoman Who Broke All Barriers

Dutee Chand, the second fastest sprinter in Asia, challegend Athletic Federation of India's androgyny regulations to win her medal.
Indian Women's Hockey Team: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women’s Hockey Team: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Everyone knew about the FIFA World Cup, but did you know that the Women's Hockey Cup 2018 began on July 21, 2018 and that the Indian women's hockey team qualified for it? In July 2018, FII organised a Wikipedia Editathon on the Indian Women's Hockey Team at our New Delhi office, to increase the representation of the women's hockey team as well as to teach a new skill of creating and editing articles on Wikipedia to the youth.
Serena Williams

How Serena Williams Is Revolutionising Motherhood In Sport

Serena Williams has now in effect precipitated a change that will encourage yet more women to the sport, who might previously have been wary of the challenges motherhood might bring, or encourage more mothers to return to the sport regardless without fear of simply ‘dropping away’.
Forbes 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2018' List Highlights The Gender Wage Gap In Sports

Forbes ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ List Highlights The Gender Wage Gap In Sports

Recently, Forbes released its list of 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes' for 2018, which was an ‘all-male affair’. No woman features on the list.
Female Cricket

Female Cricket Intiative: No Dream Too Big For Aspiring Women Cricketers

As the only platform dedicated to women cricketers, Female Cricket aims to raise the profile of female cricketers by sharing their stories, acknowledging their hard-work and inspiring more girls to take up cricket.
Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League And Its Blatant Sexism

It is time for cricket and for the Indian Premier League, in particular, to change its practices and stop the objectification of women in an attempt to sell their combination of cricket and entertainment.
women in sports

The Isolation Of Women In Sports – Why Can’t I Play Too?

The state needs to provide better sports facilities in government schools and colleges in order to inculcate sports as a gender-neutral activity and actively promote the participation of women in sports.
Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj: The Dauntless Captain In Blue

Mithali Raj, the captain of the Indian Women's Cricket Team has created history by creating an unbeaten world record of 6,000-run mark in the ODIs.
Padmini Rout

Did You know About Chess Grandmaster Padmini Rout?

Padmini Rout holds the honours of International Master and Woman Grandmaster and has been a world champion since 2008.

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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.

Equal Play, Equal Pay: The Gendered Pay Gap In Indian Cricket

The society has somehow undermined the work done by women and cited this as a reason, along with others, to maintain a significant pay gap in the workspace, even in the domain of cricket.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.