After celebrating inspirational role models on International Women’s Day on 8 March, Angela Ruggiero, Olympian, IOC member and Vice Chair of the IOC Athletes’ Commission, spoke at the United Nations 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women to emphasise the power of sport in defying gender stereotypes, promoting equal opportunities and empowering girls and women across the world.

Keep reading: http://www.olympic.org/news/inspiring-change-and-advocating-gender-equality-through-sport/227373

Photo courtesy of IOC/Richard Juilliart

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