IAPESGW Five Continents Series of Books - launched at the ICSEMIS Conference in Santos, Brazil on 2 September 2016:
- Inspirational women in Africa: making a difference in physical education, sport and dance. Edited by Anneliese Goslin (258 pages)
- Inspirational women in America: making a difference in physical education, sport and dance. Edited by Maria Beatriz Rocha Ferreira (198 pages)
- Inspirational women in Asia: making a difference in physical education, sport and dance. Edited by Canan Koca (276 pages)
- Inspirational women in Europe: making a difference in physical education, sport and dance. Edited by Rosa Diketmüller by (256 pages)
- Inspirational women in Oceania: making a difference in physical education, sport and dance. Edited by Janice Crosswhite (243 pages)
Please access the books via:
IAPESGW membership brochure
This 2-page brochure provides you with a background to the organisation; giving brief details on:
- Our aims
- Our vision - including 'Values statement'
- Our Executive Board
- What we do
Please take a look at the latest edition of the brochure (2017 edition)
The previous edition of our membership brochure, June 2013, is available in alternative languages (we will provide the 2017 edition as soon as possible) :
Please view the latest edition of our Constitution - 2011 edition
History of IAPESGW - a presentation
Our past president (2005 - 2009) and current Board member Darlene Kluka gave a presentation on the history of IAPESGW at the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) Conference in Helsinki, June 2014, which we are now sharing with you all.
View the 19-slide presentation
IAPESGW Accept and Respect Declaration
Focus: Improving opportunities for Muslim women in physical activity (October 2010)
The ‘Accept and Respect’ declaration emerged from an international study week facilitated by Sultan Qaboos University, Oman in 2008.
The declaration was reaffirmed by a network meeting between IAPESGW (International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women), WSI (Women Sport International) and SAAW (Sport Association of Arab Women) at Alexandria University in October 2010.
Study group on physical education and sport for girls and women
Hosted by the Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
11-16 February 2008
The study group, held under the aegis of the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), included scholars, practitioners and administrators in physical education and sport, from 14 countries: Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, South Africa, Syria, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United
The purpose of the group was both to affirm the value of physical education and sport in the lives of all the people of the world; and, by sharing a range of culturally and nationally diverse experiences, to identify means of improving the opportunities of Muslim women in and through sport and physical education.
The reaffirmed statement, October 2010 (currently only available in English):
Accept and Respect Declaration - October 2010
The 2008 declaration statement is available in a number of languages:
PUBLICATIONS FROM OUR MEMBERS
Books addressing PE, sport and dance for girls and women and related topics written by IAPESGW members
We want to celebrate the publications from our members. If you would like to add your recent work to this listing, to help with advertising your work, please send details to any of the Executive Board members.
Sport in Latin America. Policy, Management, Organization (published February 2016)
Muslim Women and Sport (Available in paperback, 28 February 2012. Originally published in hardback July 2010)
Gymnastics, a Transatlantic Movement: From Europe to America (published August 2010)
Understanding American Sports (published July 2009)
View the full details on the 'Publications from IAPESGW members' page - please visit the page