Women in sport prioritised

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Lentswe, Mahikeng - The North West Sports Confederation held its annual Women in Sports Summit as part of the EPG report which has prioritized Women participation and empowerment within the sports fraternity. 

The summit was held from Friday 16 until Sunday 18 November at Mocoseng Resort in Mahikeng.

According to the provincial secretary, Thebe Sekoto, the transformation agenda enlisted by the transformation charter on sports is being given priority by the Olympic Movement.

The Summit had women from the sports spectrum including administrators, coaches and referees.

Sports Confederation held the summit in partnership with the South African Women and Sports Foundation (SAWASF) a national entity that is responsible for Women in Sports Advocacy Chaired by Mudintambi Ravele who is the former Boxing South Africa Chairperson.

Sekoto said the summit during plenary resolved on key aspects like mobilization to equality and mass participation of women.

“Advocacy for training and development of women through policies formulation, mentorship in adopting a girl player as mentor and accountability for being responsible citizens,” he said.

Confederation secretary, Sekoto said that was a pilot project that will be roll out in the coming three years with training of sports women in the province and indeed it was a resounding success.