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Lily Owsley: Gender disparity in hockey still exists – it’s beyond upsetting

In her first column for The Hockey Paper, the England and GB star shares her frustration on gender disparity in the sport When I was recently back over in the Netherlands, there was talk of the Hockey India League (HIL)...

Gender inequality spotlight cast on Dutch clubs to be more transparent

Dutch international Maria Verschoor has challenged clubs to be more open and transparent after questioning gender equality at board and committee level. “The board grades in sports are dominated by men. And this while two-thirds of the hockey players are...

Darcy Bourne: Don’t underestimate your platform, role and voice

“I was a different person before that photo,” says Darcy Bourne. “It completely changed my life.” Bourne, a GB, England Hockey and Surbiton forward, today calls herself an activist, and has done interviews about race equality on national TV, co-founded...

England Hockey aims for gender parity at board level

England Hockey is aiming to close the gender gap at board level by welcoming female applications for several recruitment openings. The national governing body is currently recruiting for a non-executive director to join its board as well as nominations for...

World hockey sets in motion gender equality policy

By Cassie Worth World hockey has ratified its own gender equality policy which aims to have a 50-50 split across its executive and committees off the field of play. Last year it was revealed that the FIH had the highest female...

Esme Burge backs gender play gap campaign in women’s sport

By Richard Bright Great Britain hockey international Esme Burge has backed a gender play gap campaign after admitting there continues to be under participation in global women’s sport. Burge, 21, has joined Sportside’s campaign which aims to increase awareness of the...

‘More female coaches’: Hockey on a mission to change gender imbalance

By Sophie Penney There is big room for improvement in the percentage of women in high performance coaching, leadership roles and umpiring in hockey, according to the president of the European Hockey Federation (EHF). In a sport where England Hockey reports...
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Janneke Schopman quits as India women coach days after gender inequality remarks

India women's coach Janneke Schopman quit her role on Friday. It came days after criticising her employers Hockey India...
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