‘Equal Hue’ project is launched on Tuesday, March 8 by an expert panel. The expert panel consists of 5 members, namely- Namrata Parekh (Co-founder 7 director, Meraki), Deepthi Bopaiah (CEO, Go Sports Foundation), Sharda Ugra (Renowned Sports Journalist), Snehal Pradhan (Former Indian Cricketer & Cricket Commentator), Arshi Yasin (CEO & Co-Founder, The Bridge). It will be a critical milestone in India’s long journey to changing women’s sports.
The panelists will debate the ‘Equal Hue’ report, which was created after five-year research. It rectifies inequities in the way women’s cricket is played in India, as well as offers reforms.
The report’s most important insights, as well as crucial figures and data, will be discussed by experts. Also, the significance and goals of the ‘Equal Hue’ campaign will be discussed, with the goal of bringing other thoughts and viewpoints to the table.
The future ‘Equal Hue’ Cricket Excellence Scholarship Program is part of the discussion. As well as how the ‘Equal Hue’ project will help expand women’s cricket in India.
A discussion on the role that various stakeholders play in the growth of women’s cricket in India will also be on the agenda.
This encompasses the function of the media in creating knowledge of women’s cricket and generating interest among the general public. As well as the role of journalists in effectively communicating women’s cricket tales.
The ‘Equal Hue’ campaign is based on the ‘Equal Hue’ report, which was commissioned by the Sports Law and Policy Centre and co-authored by Snehal Pradhan. Karunya Keshav, a journalist, and co-author of The Fire Burns Blue on the history of women’s cricket in India; and the late Sidhanta Patnaik, co-author of The Fire.