IJF Executive Committee
Making Gender Equity the Norm’

At the IJF Congress, on 3rd June 2021, new members of the IJF Executive Committee were announced.

Rwanda is Banking on Women

Nothing is easy in this time of global pandemic. The economy is slowing down and the world of sport has ...

The True Heroines

The international community recently celebrated 6th April, International Day of Sport for Development ...

Interview: Syria
Pockets of Hope

The IJF has been working with refugee communities for many years, helping local people establish, run ...

Gender Equity
Flower Power

The symbol is simple and strong at the same time. While this period is hectic and all of humanity is ...

Happy International Women's Day 2021

Happy INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021 from the Judo Family!

Gender Equity
Judo Fights for Equal Opportunities

Dr. Lisa Allan is a member of the IJF Executive Committee and is the IJF Events Director.

2020: The Passion of Judo

The least we can say is that 2020 was a special, even strange year, in which all our benchmarks were ...

Year Review
2020: a Mosaic of Achievement

We arrived in 2020 full of excitement, for Olympic year had reached us and we were ready to jostle for ...

Judo for Women
Afghanistan Needs Women Leaders

Friba Rezayee is a smily and dynamic young woman, living in Canada and graduated in Political Science ...

Women's Worlds: Happy Anniversary

For several weeks we have been talking about it and for several weeks the tension was mounting, but a ...

Kaori Yamaguchi: I Was So Young

As we have just celebrated the first Women’s World Championships, held in New York in 1980, we still ...