Women’s Day 2022
Women have been fighting for equality all throughout history. In sport, specifically, women were once not even permitted to watch the Olympic Games. After finally being permitted to participate in sports, women had to undergo gender testing to make sure they were not men trying to cheat the system. Furthermore, the coverage of women’s sports did not supersede coverage of dogs and horses until 1992. However, increased coverage of women’s sports does improve favorable attitudes towards women’s sports and female athletes. (“Exposure to women’s sports: Changing attitudes toward female athletes,” 2018)
We see you girl, so keep moving forward.
Exposure to women’s sports: Changing attitudes toward female athletes. (2018, May 25). The Sport Journal. https://thesportjournal.org/article/exposure-to-womens-sports-changing-attitudes-toward-female-athletes/