Women's football

FIFA promotes the development of women's football and pledges to support women's football financially and to give women players, coaches, referees and officials the opportunity to become actively involved in football. FIFA is helping to popularise the game by increasing public awareness and conducting information campaigns as well as overcoming social and cultural obstacles for women with the ultimate aim of improving women's standing in society.


  • To promote and develop women's and girls' football in the member associations;
  • To improve the infrastructure of women's football in the confederations and member associations;
  • To increase the proportion of women and girls playing football at the grassroots, in schools and at amateur and professional levels;
  • To constantly improve the quality, the organisation and the expansion of FIFA women's football competitions;
  • To create conditions for more women to occupy technical and managerial positions in football, including the domains of refereeing, coaching, medicine, media and administration;
  • To organise coaching and training courses for female players, coaches, referees, doctors and officials;
  • To establish and publicise a coordinated international match calendar for women's football;
  • To analyse and monitor technical developments in women's football;
  • To organise women's football symposia and conferences.