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    Girls Empowered and Inspired To Help Peers To Be More Active

    London Sport
    Girls Active is an award-winning programme developed by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and delivered in partnership with Women in Sport. Thanks to continued funding from the Department for Communities through Sport Northern Ireland as part of the ‘Active Fit and Sporty’ project, the Girls Active programme has continued to expand each year with up to 30 schools now receiving support from the Youth Sport Trust through Girls Acti...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Girls Active - Stats Pack for Media

    London Sport
    New data published by the Youth Sport Trust and Women in Sport reveals a gender difference in attitudes to physical activity by teenagers. The children surveyed understand the importance of an active lifestyle. Data from the girls reveals big difference between girl’s attitudes and behaviour with reasons such as painful periods, self-consciousness, confidence, the pressure of school work and lack of encouragement from teachers and paren...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Out on the Fields

    London Sport
    This report addresses that, despite improving acceptance of lesbian, gay and bisexual people, the sporting culture has not seen the same progress observed in broader society,  with many studies showing that homophobia and discrimination are commonly experience by athletes and fans alike. This study provides a starting point to address homophobia in sport. Participants of all sexualities were asked their perspective, with an overwhelming...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Homophobia in Sport

    London Sport
    Approximately 6% of the UK population is gay, yet homophobia in sport remains a serious issue, potentially emerging as a bigger problem than racism and other forms of discrimination. This report considers recent events and the long term effects and repercussions felt from homophobia, in the context of all levels of sport from children taking part in school games lessons to Olympians and Premier League footballers. It presents evidence f...
  • Created 3 years ago

    An Age Friendly City - How Far Has London Come?

    London Sport
    This report discussed notable improvements due to work by London's public sector organisations, older people's organisations and individual older people. For example, parts of the city have benefitted from accessibility improvements made for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Mayor's Team London volunteering programme, the Lifetime Neighbourhood concept and the Green Grid. Additional actions have been outlined to make the city m...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Borough Physical Activity and Sport Profiles

    London Sport
    In consultation with Local Authorities, London Sport has prepared 33 'Physical Activity and Sport Borough Profiles' and a London wide profile to be used by partners to understand trends affecting behaviour at a local level, and to identify opportunities and target groups/areas for evidence-based interventions.  The profiles contain borough level data on demographics, physical activity and sport participation, health, education, funding...