The number of women involved in football, and sport in general, is growing rapidly, and Kick It Out is working with a number of groups and individuals to increase participation.
As equality campaigners in the UK and abroad condemn the comments of Richard Keys and Andy Gray, The Guardian looks at how UEFA is dealing with the lack of diversity in football.
As the first ever female commentator on Match Of The Day, Jacqui Oatley knows more than most about the issue of sexism in football.
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"It is very important that people from all backgrounds are made to feel welcome in a sporting environment."
Carl Frampton, IBF Inter-Continental Super-Bantamweight title holder