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There are Olympic Canoeing events for men, but none for women. Join the cause. Help us change this. OUR MISSION: To inspire and enable women to achieve equality and excellence in Olympic canoe racing by developing a complete range of development and racing opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. And, to promote and support canoeing for recreation and as a way of life.
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When Will the International Canoe Federation Release More Olympic Sport Information?
December 9th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

Why hasn’t the International Canoe Federation (ICF) informed their constituents (the paddling community) and stakeholders about the process for what will happen and when with the International Olympic Committee? Why haven’t they been more transparent about what they have submitted and when? And their strategy for the way forward? Why haven’t they made public all […]

IOC SESSION UPDATE:  IOC Will Not Vote on 2020 Events at this Session – Date TBD
December 9th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

IOC SESSION UPDATE: We were just informed by an IOC Member that the IOC will NOT be voting on specific events at this session. It was enough to get the high level principles covered and voted on. The 2020 Olympic Program will be event-based, including a focus on gender equity and mixed gender events. To […]

IOC Votes on Tokyo 2020 Program Dec 8-9, 2014 – Vote Yes for Women’s Canoe!
December 5th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

3 days until the IOC meets on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Program.  “Vote Yes for Women’s Canoe!” 90 years and counting.      

REQUEST FOR DOCUMENTS FROM International Canoe Federation —  Severely Lacking in Gender Equality, Universality and Good Governance
November 20th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

**This is a request for the ICF to make decisions, processes, voting records, etc. available for the public and to reconsider several 2015 decisions.** In our November 17, 2014 blog post we presented data reflecting the male dominated European culture of the International Canoe Federation (ICF). The data show a nearly all male Board, an […]

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    A mid-Olympic canoe slalom cycle not to disappoint – 2014 season wrap-upwww.sportscene.tvThe French connection still dominates canoe slalom at this mid-point 2 years before we race on the new Rio Olympic slalom course. Here is a round-up of the 2014 season and what to expect in 2015.
  • THIS is Fantastic news!! Thank you for sharing Magda Stanny! We like this p... December 15, 2014
    THIS is Fantastic news!! Thank you for sharing Magda Stanny! We like this part: "President of the Polish Canoe and his board did not have the right to vote." This is an historic vote for the Polish Canoe Federation. Please do keep us posted.https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-xaf1/v/t1.0-1/p100x100/1654072_769695663092280_4648163543680352150_n.jpg?oh=a238605c92a0e31a11f74eed033e6e3e&oe=54FDBA4E&__gda__=1425891011_2a38686ff619ef64df16f205a71e68c8Magda StannyGood short note from Polish .Yesterday in Warsaw place had the […]
  • Olympic reforms and proposals for Sprint and Slalom. The ICF created a Canoeing... December 14, 2014
    Olympic reforms and proposals for Sprint and Slalom. The ICF created a Canoeing Olympic Programme Commission comprised of 7 members. They will also assess each canoeing discipline from an Olympic Programme perspective and look to enhance the canoeing Olympic Programme for 2020, 2024 and 2028. It looks like a decision for Slalom has been made: […]
  • Article written by Tom Hall for Sportscene.tv. http://www.sportscene.tv/news/th... December 12, 2014
    Article written by Tom Hall for Sportscene.tv. http://www.sportscene.tv/news/the-international-canoe-federations-gender-problemThe International (Canoe) Federation’s gender problemwww.sportscene.tvIt’s no secret that the International Canoe Federation has a gender equity problem. Women are underrepresented both on the water and in the board room. At the ICF board, women account for just three of the 29 spots, and on the water women […]
  • This is the environment we work within just in Paddle Sport. Mostly male, over h... December 9, 2014
    This is the environment we work within just in Paddle Sport. Mostly male, over half European male. Recent ICF decisions and the lack of transparency call into question their motto "Always Moving Forward". #genderequality #universality #equalympics http://womencanintl.com/wordpress/2014/11/17/international-canoe-federation-board-90-male-executive-committee-and-committee-chairs-100-male/UPDATE: International Canoe Federation Board 90% Male / Executive Committee and Committee Chairs...womencanintl.comISSUE: 90 years and counting - the […]