international women's day-  football remembers refugees  and west ham women challenge sexist tweets


According to the latest figures from UNHCR there are over 80 million forcibly displaced people worldwide - 45 million are IDPs (internally displaced people);  4.2 million are asylum seekers; 26 million are refugees. Find out more about how football  can help to support refugees and asylum seekers at https://refugeesandfootball.org/  and for the very latest initiatives of Amnesty International and The Football Association in support of women refugees through football, see e Football Welcomes Refugees programme. In January 2021 the Football Association, in partnership with Amnesty International, guide and online training series which aims to increase refugee women’s participation in grassroots football.   

Watch the Amnesty International Football Association Football Welcomes Women Refugees Launch Event here.

West Ham marks International Women's Day 2021 with football for an engaged community, promoting equality and tackling prejudice and discrimination - click on link 

West Ham Women challenge sexist tweets - click on link 

See Aston Villas Elizabeta Ejupi of Aston Villa talk about how football helped her as a Kosovan refugee