PROmoting GendeR Equality in Sports – PROGRES

The PROGRES project aims to promote gender equality, encourage social inclusion and equal opportunities in the sports sector and specifically in football, by promoting gender mainstreaming within football federations and associations.


Project partners will look to set a reference in terms of gender mainstreaming in Europe through the implementation of the following activities: identification and analysis of the gender gap within European football federations and associations; collection of good practices of gender mainstreaming in sports organisations; capacity building of employees of football associations and federations and sports stakeholders with respect to gender mainstreaming; development of methodologies and tools for the improvement of gender mainstreaming in the governance of football federations and associations and awareness-raising campaigns about gender mainstreaming targeting sports stakeholders in project areas.

The project will be led by the Malta Football Association (MLT), with the support of partners Centrul FILIA (ROU), TREK (GRE), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia  (ITA), Norwegian Football Federation (NOR), Football Federation of North Macedonia (MKD) and the EUSA Institute (SLO).

PROGRES project partners

The project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, officially running in 2021-2022. For more information, please see