Girls’ involvement in sport can be affected by decisions at the top level.
There was a significant shift towards African football as a business rather than football as development.
Being on the same pitch as superstars like Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi signalled both the scale of this achievement and the tough task ahead for a game with a troubled history in Australia.
This generation of players continues to experience sexism and racism.
Money can ruin things but it doesn’t have to following the success of England’s women at the Euros.
We can build on the tournament to raise the profile of women’s sport.
Women’s football is winning hearts and minds in Britain. But there’s still a lot of work to do to overcome ingrained male prejudice.
The Wafcon final on Saturday is proof of the development of the women’s game on the continent - and of mining star players abroad.
The thorny issue of testosterone testing has made news, not just the growing skills on the field.
Achieving financial independence requires special tactics.
While things are improving for the women’s game in terms of equality, a series of depressing instances of blatant misogyny show there is a long way to go.
Watching big events, like the Olympics, on television was a key route into fandom.
Twelve teams remain after the qualifying rounds of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations - with Nigeria no longer automatic favourites as the competition diversifies.
The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup ushered in a new age for media coverage of women’s sport. A new survey of fans shows that while many men feel threatened, a growing number are on board.
Women’s sport has made leaps and bounds but there is still a lot of work to be done.
Recent developments in pay parity show a promising future for women’s sport.
The most successful women’s team in Africa, the Super Falcons emerged from a long history of protest – and continue to demand equality.
A women’s European Super League was an afterthought, evidence of the sport’s increasing swallowing up the men’s game.
Female coaches experience very different environments to male coaches and have been shaped in very different ways.
During the break in competition caused by COVID-19, sportswomen lost wages, trained less and had poorer access to equipment than their male counterparts