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  • gender equality in sports.

  • Female participation and popularity in sports increased dramatically in the 20th century, especially in the last quarter century, reflecting changes in modern societies that emphasize gender parity.

  • Although the level of participation in performance still varies greatly by country and by sport women's sports air widely accepted throughout the world today.

  • Although there has been arrived in participation by women in sports, a large disparity still remains.

  • Before each ancient Olympic Games, there was a separate women's athletic event held at the same stadium in Olympia.

  • The Korean Games, dedicated to the goddess Hera in the first Olympic Games in the early modern era, which were in 18 96 were not open to women.

  • But since then, the number of women who have participated in the Olympic Games have increased dramatically.

  • The modern Olympics had female competitors from 1900 onward, though women at first participated in considerably fewer events than men.

  • Women first made their appearance in the Olympic Games in Paris in 1900 that year, 22 women competed in tennis, sailing, equestrian and golf in the 21st century.

  • Heather Watson and few you on.

  • We broke one of the last taboos and women's sport when both openly admitted they were menstruating.

  • Watson, after a self described poor performance in a tennis match in 2015 and you on we at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Um, the 2012 London Olympics were the first games of their kind in which women competed in every sport.

  • The fight for women to gain a quality on national levels and in professional leagues in terms of pay and better funding has continued.

  • The pay gap in women's sports is a controversial and significant issue.

  • Sports still remain dominated by men, financially and globally.

  • Recently, there has been much more crossover as to which sports males and females participate in.

  • Although there are still some differences, it is important to give women equal opportunity in sports governance.

  • Society will need to move away from the social conditioning of women into gender stereotyped roles and allow for young girls to choose their own path, especially if that includes an interest in sports.

gender equality in sports.

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