IFMA Promotes Women in Sport and fights for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

2016-11-28-photo-00000154On the 28th November, IFMA attended the Asia- Pacific Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women at Unite Nations ESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand. The opening address was delivered by Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP.  Read More

IFMA’s Young Athletes UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

Young Muay Thai fighters pose before the IFMA youth conference. Photo: UN Women/Younghwa Choi

Young Muay Thai fighters pose before the IFMA youth conference. Photo: UN Women/Younghwa Choi

IFMA and the sport of Muaythai stands proud of its collaboration with UN Women Asia and the Pacific in the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign.

We are proud of our champions who continue to be role models in changing and redefining attitudes towards women and girls.

Read about our latest collaboration with UN Women at our Youth Event in their latest story here – Enlisting the Fiercest of Young Fighters to Help End Violence against Women

IFMA boosts collaboration with UN Women

A productive meeting took place between IFMA’s Social Responsibility Unit and UN Women’s UNiTE Asia Pacific team to discuss further cooperation. IFMA has been proud partners with UN Women especially in their UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign since the signing of the MoU in 2013, which has led to worldwide awareness campaigns, through events, national federations and athletes.  Read More