09 FEBRUARY 2021

Equality is a fundamental value that we must all respect and draw strength from. Inclusion, diversity and gender equality are integral components of sport and are at the core of our values and community – as outlined in rights 1 and 6 of the Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities Declaration.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has played a key role in promoting women in and through sport, and it will continue to do so by setting ambitious targets.

Read the latest IOC statement on gender equality here with details of the various actions the IOC has taken, and is taking, to promote gender equality and inclusion across the Olympic Movement. It also addresses once more the comments made by Tokyo 2020 President Mr Mori Yoshiro.