HerStory
“Yut, Chock, Yut, Yaek, Ying!” IFMA’s HERStory about Female Referees

Women’s participation in muaythai 40 years ago was very much unthinkable especially in the motherland of Thailand. In the early 90’s, IFMA and the WMC stood up for gender equality, breaking the history marked by division and discrimination and started a journey with major accomplishments for all stakeholders in the muaythai family and important steps […]

HerStory
Looking back at “HERStory”… IFMA’s Journey on Female Muaythai

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 […]

IFMA Newsletter
S.W.E.E.P. in Celebration of Women’s Month

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 […]

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IFMA Stands for Non-Discrimination and Gender Equality

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 […]