Safeguarding Women Football Athletes in BUSA and FAZ from Sexual Harassment and Abuse

NOWSPAR is concerned about the well-being of sports participants especially girls and women who are particularly vulnerable.

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What Should be Done

Sexual harassment and abuse is prevalent in football and across the sports ecosystem. Research has documented bleak and compelling evidence from athletes’ experiences. Sexual harassment and abuse (SHA), in sport in Zambia occurs in varying contexts…

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Resources and Tools Available

There are various tools and resources available to guide organisations who are committed to enhancing safeguarding and protection of their members.

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Women Play Free


Discrimination against Women in Sport Policies and Practices

“For decades, sport governing bodies have regulated women’s participation in sport through “sex testing” practices that violate fundamental rights…

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Let’s Make Sport Safe for Women to Play Free

Sports regulations on testosterone thresholds as criteria for participation in women’s competitions marginalize many athletes and should be abolished.

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NOWSPAR in Solidarity with Barbra Banda

We wish Ms Barbra Banda good health and

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Global Goals Week

What Are Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a…

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Our Actions Towards Achieveing SDG’s

Educating people with various skills and providing them with opportunities to help them excel in their careers and lives. This is visible and can be…

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What We Have Learnt And What is Next

Work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals never comes to an end because it is not a one man’s show.

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The National Organisation for Women in Sport Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR) is a Zambian Non-Governmental Organisation established in 2006, comprised of women and men who believe that sport, physical activity and recreation have the power to foster social change and increase an individual’s quality of life.

NOWSPAR advocates, educates, and increases participation of women and girls in sport.

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Inclusion and Diversity


Menstrual Health and Sport

Report on Harness Your Cycle Project

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Play It Forward

Analysis of Economic Opportunities for Young Women in Sport In Zambia

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