Story: Gender and sport

Bernice Mene, a Winning Woman

Bernice Mene, a Winning Woman

The Winning Women programme, which was intended to encourage women and girls to participate more in sport, was one of the results of a conference on this topic organised by the Hillary Commission in 1993. Netballer Bernice Mene supported the programme by appearing on a Winning Women poster around 1998.

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Reference: Eph-D-WOMEN-1998-01

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Sally Shaw, 'Gender and sport - Women and sporting codes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Sally Shaw, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jun 2016