Women’s Squash Week 2022

Women’s Squash Week (17-24 September 2022) is an international campaign that aims to celebrate and raise the profile of female squash.  

Each day throughout the week, we will be featuring a different WA female squash player.  You’ll get to know them a little bit better and learn why they think squash is the best sport for women to play!

What the stats tell us:

  • In Australia, women are under-represented in organised sport – as participants, coaches, officials, administrators, and board members.
  • Only 52% of Australian women regularly participate in sport-related activities.
  • Health, fun and socialising are key motivators for girls and women.
  • Girls who play sport are more confident about their abilities and competencies.
  • Female athletes receive 4% of media coverage compared to males athletes.
  • In 2019, women comprised 24% of CEOs across 63 national sporting organisations, and 15% of high performance coaches.

There are currently 1,135 registered squash players in Western Australia, 28% of which are female.

Let’s work together to open doors to a world of possibility, empowering girls and women of all levels to play squash with passion and confidence.  

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