As a regional and rural women’s health service, we recognise the power of sport in preventing violence against women. Our local communities are tightknit and sport is often a key reason for that. Sport can be a great vehicle for change. Sport can place social issues such as violence against women on the radar of the community and start a dialogue on hard to talk about topics. Sport can also address potential issues or barriers to inclusion, respect, safety and equal opportunity that may be present in the club and affect women, men and gender-diverse people’s participation.
WHG and CoRE can help clubs be apart of the change process and help foster diverse and inclusive cultures, particularly the attraction and retention of women and girls.
There are many benefits of becoming a CoRE member, including: