Since the first international conference on “Women and Sport” was held in Brighton, England in 1994, it has made remarkable progress. From the themes of each conference and the resolutions adopted, it is possible to decipher the global trend of women’s sports.
The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) was established in 1994 at the first World Conference on Women and Sport held in Brighton, UK. IWG is an independent body of governmental and non-governmental organizations which aims to empower women and improve their roles in sport.The History of the World Conferences on Women and Sport hosted by the IWG
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), introduced by Pierre, Baron de Coubertin, was established in 1894 . IOC, which holds headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a non-profit organization that hosts modern Olympic Games.