The WWE Women's Championship was a women's professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the Raw brand. It is one of two women's championship on the WWE's main roster alongside the Global Championship on the SmackDown brand. The current champion is Lena who is in her first reign as champion.
Created in 1956 it is the oldest active championship in the WWE, the belt had a five year hiatus from 2010 until 2015 after it was unified with the Divas Championship. The belt was revived in 2015 as a secondary women's belt, but in 2016 at WrestleMania 32 a new belt was introduced and it became the primary belt for the women. This was until the introduction of the Global Championship when it became the main belt on the Raw brand.
Brand designation history
|Championship moved to the Raw brand.|
|Championship moved to the SmackDown brand.|
|Date of transition||Notes|
|September 2002||Women's Championship became exclusive to Raw.|
The WWE Divas Championship was created for SmackDown in 2008.
|April 13, 2009||During the 2009 WWE draft, Women's Champion Melina was drafted to SmackDown and brought the title to the brand, while Divas Champion Maryse was drafted to Raw.|
The title remained with SmackDown until the unification with the Divas Championship in September 2010.
|July 19, 2016||During the 2016 WWE draft, Women's champion Ana Sanchez was drafted to Raw.|
- See also: List of WWE Women's Champions