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Policy for women and sport

Policy for women and sport

the response to the women and sport consultation exercise : executive summary and recommendations

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Published by Loughborough University of Technology in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title from cover.

Other titlesWomen and sport.
Statementfrom Departmentof Physical Education, Sports Science, and Recreation Management, Loughborough University of Technology.
ContributionsLoughborough University of Technology. Department of Physical Education, Sports Science, and Recreation Management., Sports Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14256498M

The gender equality debate was reignited recently when former South African tennis professional Raymond Moore made a number of comments that were degrading to women in the sport. This was met with backlash from both female and male players including World Number 1 Serena Williams who was vocal in expressing her views on the subject. Canadian Women & Sport is a not-for-profit dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive Canadian sport and physical activity system that empowers girls and women – as active participants and leaders – within and through sport.

This book offers a glimpse of the variety of ways that women debunk exclusionary masculinist logics in sports that are justified by nationalism, religion, and modernism. In the process they also expose, unpack, and critique, the policies and tactics imposed by both international mega-sport organizations and Islamist regimes that objectify and. Women. The policy framework was titled: South Africa’s National Policy Framework for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality. This framework will hereafter referred to as the Gender Policy Framework. This executive summary provides an verview of the content of the Gender Policyo Framework. The document is comprised of eight (8) Size: KB.

women in sport The positive outcomes of sport for gender equality and women’s empow- policy and operational activities. The United Nations human rights and sportFile Size: KB.   Recently I wrote two essays about sports and mental health using American Pharoah’s spectacular Triple Crown victory as a victory. What about girls and women and sports and psychological well-being? If anyone has been following the Women’s World Cup, how exciting it was to see the U.S. oust Colombia and reach the quarterfinals! The U.S..


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