40 per cent of women in sport industry face gender discrimination, report finds

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Women in Sport is on a mission to create a ‘more inclusive workplace culture’.

By Sabrina Barr

A new report conducted by Women in Sport has revealed that 40 per cent of women experience gender discrimination in the sport industry.

The report, titled Beyond 30 per cent – Workplace Culture in Sport, has unveiled the extent to which women with careers in sport experience prejudice.

A survey of 1,152 women and men working in sport was conducted between September 2017 and March 2018 as part of the study, with 42 in-depth interviews carried out with some of the participants.

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