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Secretary-General’s Message On Sport As A Tool

Secretary-General’s Message On Sport As A Tool

Sport is a unique and powerful tool for promoting dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of every member of the human family.  It is a driving force for positive social change.  That is why some of the world’s greatest sportsmen and women have been, and remain, engaged in helping the United Nations to raise […]

IWD 2016: What African women footballers want

IWD 2016: What African women footballers want

International Women’s Day (IWD) was marked by the footballing community by a gathering of the sport’s top female football stars and leaders at the Fifa Women’s Football and Leadership Conference in Switzerland. The event gave a platform to the sallow but rising hope of women and female players around the world. The successful event, titled […]

Soumaia Fergani: The only woman in Algerian stadiums

Soumaia Fergani: The only woman in Algerian stadiums

For seven years, and in the midst of a gruesome civil war, Soumaia Fergani was the only woman in Algerian football stadiums when she was the country’s only qualified female match official. She now serves as a deputy in the National People’s Assembly, but prior to her political aspirations, football was her true passion. Fergani […]

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