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ASEAN appoints ten sports ambassadors to promote gender equality

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has appointed ten prominent athletes and sports officials as Ambassadors of ASEAN Women in Sports. This initiative is part of the Japan-funded ASEAN WeScore Campaign.

The ambassadors will use their influence to promote gender equality and women empowerment through sports across the region and spread encouraging messages to the ASEAN Community.

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The ten appointed ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors.

The ten appointed ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors are HRH Princess ‘Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah (polo athlete from Brunei Darussalam), Sokha Pov (traditional martial arts athlete from Cambodia), Leani Ratri Oktila (Indonesian para-badminton athlete), Soulamphone Kerdla (head coach of Lao PDR’s national swimming team), Farah Ann Abdul Hadi (Malaysian gymnast), Soe Soe Myar (Myanmar taekwondo athlete and referee), Hidilyn Diaz (Filipino weightlifter), Amita Berthier (Singaporean fencer), Panikpak Wongpattanakit (Thai taekwondo athlete) and Chau Tuyet Van (Vietnamese taekwondo athlete).

They will share their views on women empowerment in an upcoming talk show to be held at the ASEAN Secretariat on December 3, which coincides with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the annual campaign of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

The talk show will touch on issues such as gender equality and women’s leadership, safeguarding of women and girls in sports, promoting the rights of people with disabilities through sports, as well as the impacts of Covid-19 on sports and how to address it.

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Source: NDO

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