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Vamos Muay Ying Espana!

Thursday, August 5th Muay Ying Convivencia 2021 kicked off for an exciting 4 days devoted to everything Muaythai including training, key speakers from IFMA, female athlete experiences from both youth and elite and workshops devoted to health and wellness. Breaking down gender biases, the promotion of women in sport and recognizing that muaythai is for […]

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HERStory: Muaythai Gender Equality in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iran was the first national federation to challenge the IFMA uniform rules for women over a decade ago. This challenge was followed quickly by a call to meet to discuss how to drive gender equality for female athletes in Iran. The Iranian Muaythai Federation took action and invited the IFMA Female Commission to Tehran to […]

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Muay Ying took Thailand by Storm

Muay Ying took Thailand by Storm And the first all-female Muaythai promotions and TV programmes began… To understand why an all-female fight card or a TV programme featuring female muaythai athletes is significant you must first understand this: In Thailand, where Muaythai originated, there was and in places still is a patriarchal hierarchical order that […]

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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 […]