Cadet Worlds
Automne Pavia: Making a WISH

“As the Olympic Movement strives to achieve gender equality at all levels in sport, the under-representation ...

Gender Equality
Women Reframing Sport Celebrated in New Exhibition at the UN Office

The ‘Breaking Barriers In Sports’ photo exhibition was inaugurated on 18th July 2023 at the United ...

Peru Continues to Make Strides With Gender Equality Initiatives

In July 2023, after the success of organising the Lima Pan American Tour 2023, Judo Peru hosted the first ...

White Suits Girls

Azercell Telekom, in collaboration with the Azerbaijan Judo Federation, has launched a new project, ‘White ...

Athlete Stories
Madina Qurbonzoda (TJK)

On day one of the Dushanbe Grand Prix a 15 year Tajik girl stepped on to the mat to compete at her first ...

WJC - DOHA 2023
Clarisse Just Changed the World

We have always known that women have to stop competing once it’s time to start their families.

Gender Equality
Where There’s a Will, There’s a New Way

On Wednesday 29th March the IJF Gender Equality Commission organised its second round table on gender ...

Carlos Zegarra Presser: Empowering the First

Carlos Zegarra Presser has a broad and challenging remit within the world’s judo family.

Athlete Stories
Maria Portela: a Courageous Career

It’s March 2023 and a stalwart of the Brazilian team has made the hardest decision of her career, to ...

Women's Day
Female Coaches in Judo

More and more female coaches are joining the judo family. Discover why.

Athlete Stories
Prisca Awiti Alcaraz: A Wonderful Place to be In

Prisca Awiti Alcaraz (MEX) lives in the UK but with a Kenyan dad and a Mexican mum, she is truly a global ...

Women's Day
We Have to Make the World Believe That We Can Do It!

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2023, the IJF organised its first round table on gender ...