First APDSC Women in Sports Zoom Workshop

Today, 8 March 2021, the first Asia Pacific Deaf Sports Confederation (APDSC) Women in Sports Zoom Workshop took place, which was attended by deaf women representatives from 7 countries. The organizer of this Workshop, the first of its kind in the world, was Ms. Sonu Anand Sharma, the APDSC Women in Sports Coordinator and a member of the ICSD Women in Sports Commission. This Workshop was attended by Mr. Mohammad Pargar, the APDS–° President and a member of the ICSD Executive Board, and Ms. Nadezhda Shakhbazyan, the Chairman of the ICSD Women in Sports Commission.

During the Workshop Ms. Sonu Anand Sharma delivered a short report on the situation and role of women in the Asian Pacific Deaf Sports. The women from Iran, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Korea, Uzbekistan and Malaysia made some suggestions on how to increase the information content and involve more women in Deaf Sports.

ICSD would also like to note that today, on this wonderful International Women's Day, Ms. Sonu Anand Sharma has a birthday with which we congratulate her and wish her success in all her endeavors.