What is rebel Female Football Week?
rebel Female Football Week (FFW) was originally established by Football Member Federations in 2014 with the aim to shine the spotlight on girl’s and women in football and grow female participation at the grassroots level.
Football Federation Australia (FFA), the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League clubs, Member Federations celebrated rebel Female Football Week 2020 from 8 - 15th of March. This year rebel Female Football Week coincided with International Women's Day, rebel Female Football Awards and week 1 of the Westfield W-League 2020 Finals Series.
rebel FFW provides football stakeholders with a platform to spark discussions around gender equality and to amplify new and existing female specific programs and events to ensure we remove the barriers to entry for women and girls. rebel FFW presents an opportunity for football to review current practices and ensure they are designed to increase and retain female players, administrators, coaches, referees and fans
rebel FFW provides football with an opportunity to recognise the amazing achievements of women and girls in football. Additionally, women’s football has grown from strength to strength over the years, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the fantastic progress that's been made in this space.