Gender Equality in sports.pdf - Gender Equality in sports INTRODUCTION While we are seeing more and more women taking part in sporting activities in the

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Gender Equality in sports INTRODUCTION While we are seeing more and more women taking part in sporting activities in the world, more remains to be done to gender equality. Nevertheless, many people are still unable to find the right atmosphere for their potential to develop. In some nations, of exercise, women fall significantly behind men. We recognize that many things outside of sport will influence the participation rates of women. These include the home situation or the function of the school's physical education. But we also recognize that there are many issues at risk within the sport industry itself that can hamper women's engagement-for example, the shortage of mentors to build a female-friendly and healthy sport climate, little support from men-dominated decision-making boards in effective gender equality policies that lead to substantive reforms. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of competition in our daily lives. This makes a significant contribution to exercise, health, community and self-development, teaching us qualities and abilities such as patience, cooperation, loyalty, and perseverance. It is all the more regrettable, therefore, that the sport world should still be plagued by inequalities between women and men. BENEFITS OF GENDER EQUALITY The lack of equality between men and women in sport could also be seen as a missed opportunity for the sport industry. Studies and innovations in sport have shown that better skilled and educated men and women may offer fascinating advantages at the immediate, corporate and societal levels. Instead of treating gender issues as insignificant or even a hindrance to the core political aims of sport, sport practitioners should establish a more detailed understanding of the value of gender equality as a cornerstone of social and economic development.
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