ADIDAS BREAKING BARRIERS RESEARCH

EXPLORE THE RESEARCH THAT CAN HELP YOU CHANGE THE GAME

Dive into the key hurdles and systemic barriers women and girls are facing in sport – and learn about the key opportunities that can help make sport equal. 

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In sports, women and girls face systemic barriers.

Every.
Single.
Day.

OF ALL SPORTS PARTICIPANTS ARE WOMEN

OF GLOBAL MEDIA COVERAGE IS DEDICATED TO WOMEN’S SPORTS

The numbers don't lie - despite soaring numbers of women actively involved in sports, gender inequities still persist. From disproportionate dropout rates during adolescence to an overall lack of visibility, women and girls are often left on the sidelines.

We’re here to make sport equal.


Take a deeper look at our research PAPERS below

EMPOWERING HER GAME

exploring the importance of gender-informed coaching

Discover the role coaches play in girls’ engagement with sports, and how they can have a positive impact on their participation, in our latest research paper.

WHAT OUR RESEARCH EXPLORES:

01
Institutionalized biases
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Existing pedagogies
03
Coach-athlete relationships
Developed in collaboration with Women Win with the support of Savanta, 17 Sport, and Common Goal.

MORE OBSTACLES THAN ACHIEVEMENTS

An exploration of the key hurdles to girls' participation in sport in Europe and opportunities that remain

Uncover the current state of girls’ sports. This research paper examines the barriers to girls’ sustained involvement on the pitch and actionable approaches to change.

What our research explores:

01
Gender stereotypes
02
Access to resources
03
Lack of women-oriented coaching
Developed in collaboration with Women Win with the support of Common Goal.

DISCOVER OUR BREAKING BARRIERS COURSES!

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PROJECT PARTNERS

To address the cultural stigmas and systemic inequalities that women and girls face in sport every day, we partnered with gender equity experts Common Goal, Soccer Without Borders, and Women Win to develop the Breaking Barriers Academy.
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