ITK to host camps to promote gender equality in sports

RNS: ITK India and ITK Leipzig University, Germany, have come together to organize an International Coaching Course focusing on gender equality in sports. Dr. Umakant Singh, ITK Ambassador in India, revealed that this one-week event will be held in two phases, with the first session taking place in Madhya Pradesh in February and the second in May at Bokaro Steel City in Jharkhand this year.

Supported by the German Government and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), this collaborative initiative aims to address the crucial issue of gender equality in the realm of sports.

Dr. Umakant Singh emphasized the significance of this partnership, stating, “With ITK India headquartered in Bokaro Steel City, this collaboration marks a significant milestone in advancing discussions and initiatives related to gender equality in the world of sports.”

The groundwork for this event was laid with a five-day session recently organized in Panjim in November 2023. Hosted at the Don Bosco College campus in Panjim, India, this event served as a precursor to the upcoming International Coaching Course. It provided a platform for constructive dialogues, the exchange of insights, and the expansion of knowledge concerning the promotion of gender equity in sports coaching.

What sets this initiative apart is the diverse array of perspectives and experiences it brings together. Thirty international delegates from various parts of the world participated in the event, with approximately 20 participants hailing from different regions in Asia and another 10 from various parts of India.

ITK, Leipzig University, Germany, is renowned for its commitment to advancing knowledge and expertise across various fields. The collaboration with Don Bosco College reflects their unwavering dedication to promoting international cooperation and driving positive societal changes.

As the world eagerly awaits the International Coaching Course on Gender Equality in Sports, it is clear that this initiative has the potential to make a profound impact on the world of sports and gender equality. Stay tuned for further updates on this groundbreaking event.

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