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This report is the eighth in the series that follows the progress of women in the Olympic and Paralympic movement. The first three reports were published by the Women’s Sports Foundation. The fourth report was published by SHARP, the Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls. SHARP was a research center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender, co-founded by the Women’s Sports Foundation. The fifth report, published in 2017 by the Women’s Sports Foundation, provided the most comprehensive examination of the participation trends among female Olympic and Paralympic athletes and the hiring trends of Olympic and Paralympic governing bodies with respect to the number of women who hold, leadership positions in these organizations. The sixth and seventh reports examined the same issues for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games respectively. This report about the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is intended to provide governing bodies, athletes, and policymakers at the national and international level with even greater depth with an eye toward making the Olympic and Paralympic movement equitable for all. These reports can be found at: reports/all/


Human Performance