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7 Ways to Encourage Your Daughter to Play Sports

Girls and Sports

Today’s high school girls still receive 1.3 million fewer participation opportunities than do boys, and evidence suggests that the money spent on girls’ sports programs lags significantly behind the money spent on boys’ programs. Forty years have passed since the passage of Title IX, the landmark law that bans sex discrimination in schools. Since the law was enacted in 1972, there ... Read More »

Women Reap the Rewards of Sports as Girls and Beyond

Women’s sports still suffer a stigma that translates to lower visibility on the national scene, lower funding and smaller endorsements. Why is this a big deal? Recent studies indicate that sports make a long term difference in a woman’s life and if we don’t have full-fledged role models for our young girls to emulate, we lose their attention to less ... Read More »