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IOC SESSION ELECTS NINE NEW MEMBERS

DURING THE IOC SESSION IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, NINE NEW INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) MEMBERS WERE ELECTED, THREE RE-ELECTED AFTER EIGHT YEARS OF MEMBERSHIP AND FOUR FINISHING THEIR MANDATE WILL BECOME IOC HONORARY MEMBERS. Five new individual Members (three women and two men) and four representatives of the constituents of the Olympic Movement were elected,…

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Mme Felicite Rwemarika Executive Director of Akwos, Voted for International Olympic Committee Member in 2018

Current experience of RWEMARIKA FELICITE Member of FERWAFA Executive Board since 2007 up-to-date 2017 1st Vice President of the Rwanda Olympic and Other Games Diploma FIFA leadership development program President of women football commission at FERWAFA since 2007 up-to-date Member of FERWAFA Executive Committee U-17 CAF vice champion 2011 Member of FERWAFA Executive Committee U-17 World…

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Debate on women in sport moderated by Evely Watta,

Debate on women in sport moderated by Evely Watta, Vice President, International Sports Press Association & News Producer, Olympic Channel, Kenya. While the World has taken great strides in the last 100 years to advance gender equality, it is critical to continue and expand upon this forward momentum to build a world characterised by universal…

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Akwos organized the Launch of women participation in sports of different Disciplines

Akwos organized the Launch of women participation in sports of different Disciplines according to the choice of each individual. There was cyclism football and sports for all, which inspired woman from Kigina Sector, Kirehe District, in Eastern Province of the coming activities that akwos will organize, service as training or sports and its benefits in…

News Article | Women’s Participation in Sports

Women Make Change – Scorecard Rwanda

“[Sport] is a powerful tool for progress and for development,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2011. In post-genocide Rwanda, Felicite Rwemalika’s work is an embodiment of this idea. She has forged opportunities which have brought increased wealth and skills to women and their families – all by getting women to play football. Rwemalika used…