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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 launches new gender equality team: Tokyo 2020 president

Reuters , Wednesday 24 Feb 2021
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Tokyo 2020 Executive Board meeting

The new president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee said on Wednesday that it had set up a gender equality team and aimed to boost the proportion of women on the board to 40%.

After her meeting with the board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Seiko Hashimoto told reporters that coronavirus measures and gender equality efforts were among the top priorities for the Tokyo Games.

She became chief of the Tokyo Olympics organising team this month after her predecessor resigned over sexist remarks.

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