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 ...

Women's Day
Judo #EmbraceEquity

Every year, International Women's Day is celebrated on 8th March.

Women's Day
IWD 2023, IJF President's Message

8th March is the designated day to celebrate the achievements of women all over the world.

Women's Day
To Be Strong and in Harmony

Larisa Kiss is a key figure in the International Judo Federation.

Women’s Day
Laura Di Toma: I Fought With My Elbows

Despite a silver medal in New York at the first Women’s World Championships in 1980, there was no Olympic ...

Women's Day
Create a Safe Environment

Anastasia Parusova is one of those staff members you don't see on the front line and yet are essential ...