Training Project

Workshop for policy makers in ASEAN countries

Host country: Hanoi, Viet Nam
Date: Wednesday, January 10th – Thursday, January 11th, 2024
Theme: Incorporating a gender perspective into sports policy
Content: Understand the structure of gender issues and reflect gender perspectives in policy
Participants: 10 Southeast Asian countries (1 government official, 1 NOC official), 2 people from the ASEAN Secretariat

Research Project

The issues and needs behind women and girls participation in sports

The ASEAN Work Plan on Sports 2021-2025 lists three key points in gender-related projects: (1) Leadership, (2) Accessibility, and (3) Safety. In this research project, we will use the above mentioned points to analyze the challenges faced by girls and women taking up sports in the following context: (1) cultural and social, (2) organizational, (3) relational, and (4) individual. The purpose of this study is to clarify for each country the importance for women to participate in sports, and what factors hinders women and girls' participation.

Survey target countries: Viet Nam, Philippines, Indonesia
Survey period: Approximately 3 days
Survey target: Government officials from each country, officials from NOCs and various sports organizations, University student (female), local NGOs

◼︎Viet Nam
 Survey dates: Monday, January 15th to Friday, January 19th 2024

 Survey dates: Thursday, January 25th to Monday, January 29th 2024

 Survey dates: Sunday, November 26th to Thursday, November 30th 2023
 *Based on the request by the Indonesian government, there will be no surveys conducted by the government officials.

Information Sharing Project

In collaboration with the Global Observatory for Gender and Sport (GO), who has a cooperation agreement with SGE, we will share information about this project at an international forum. Additionally, we will collaborate with the ASEAN Secretariat to share information to each ASEAN country and disseminate information about this project within Japan as well.

June 26th - 29th, 2023
At the side event "Counting the Steps" of the MINEPS VII conference hosted by UNESCO, we announced the project "ASEAN-Japan Actions on Sport Gender Equality" as an Asian initiative.

August 30th, 2023
At the Japan-ASEAN Sports Senior Officials Meeting, we explained the contents of the 2023 "ASEAN-Japan Actions on Sport Gender Equality" project and received approval from the ASEAN countries.

October 26th, 2023
A press conference was held for the Japanese media regarding the subcontracting of the Post Sports For Tomorrow Promotion Project and "ASEAN-Japan Actions on Sport Gender Equality."

November 27th - 28th, 2023
At a stakeholder meeting held in Paris, France by the Global Observatory for Gender and Sport (GO) in cooperation with UNESCO, we joined major organizations promoting gender equality internationally to discuss the evaluation indicators of the promotion of gender equality through sport. The information on this project was also shared at this discussion.