This is a project that didn’t just arise overnight. After many years of being involved in the practice of Muaythai we started to realise how hard it was for girls and women to become part of this world, not only in the competition field but in many other aspects surrounding the sport. This realisation is […]
Rangsit Stadium has a proud history. Established in 1962, its purpose was to promote muaythai around the Pathumthani Province. In 1980, Mr. Amuay Kesbumrung, who is a member of the Executives of the Amateur Associations of Thailand and board member of the World Muaythai Council and Committee Member of IFMA, started to build his own […]
Many organisations are trying to claim credit for the incredible development in female muaythai. As our older sister in muaythai, an IFMA Vice President, and one of the two female IFMA Continental Presidents, please allow me to take you all on a reflective journey back through the history of female muaythai. “After three years of […]
The celebration of International Women’s Month was culminated by a 3-day conference on empowering women through sports. SWEEP, or Sport for Women Empowerment and Employment Program, has been at the forefront of gathering the most influential and impactful sports leaders worldwide. It aims to bridge like-minded athletes, educators, supporters, and organizations to push agenda and […]
Today, the IFMA would like to address reports of a meeting in Thailand of the Subcommittee for the Development and Promotion of Boxing discussing the issuance of a regulation to make elbow protection mandatory for women. We have come a long way in terms of gender equality since the early promotion of women’s muaythai in […]
Sue Glassy, former world champion, IFMA Vice President, Oceania Muaythai Federation President and IFMA Female Commission Chair needs no introduction in the world of Muaythai. She is one of the pioneers in female Muaythai and one of the driving forces of Muaythai world-wide.
As part of IFMA & WMC’s new social initiative Female Empowerment through Muaythai (FEM) and in collaboration with UN Woman’s UNite campaign to Stop Violence against Woman and Girls, The Woman’s Project (TWP) has launched a new foundation in Mexico. TWP’s main objective is to ensure that women and men have equal opportunities of development, […]