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Serena Williams is the only woman on the Highest-Paid Athletes List - sexism in sport

Serena Williams is the only Woman on Highest-Paid Athletes List

American tennis player Serena Williams is the highest paid female athlete in the world. She holds 23 Grand Slam titles, and her $89 million in career prize money is twice as much as that won by any other female athlete. Williams, aged 37, has revolutionized

Sinead Boshoff running the Nagoya Women’s Marathon Japan 2019

Running the World’s Biggest Women-Only Marathon in Japan

This is crazy, I thought. My heavy feet pounded against the road. It was pouring rain and the cold air clung to my damp running attire. Who comes on holiday to Japan and decides to run a 42.2 km race in the cold? I was

Redefining the gym as a feminist space by Tasneem Kakal for Girls' Globe

Redefining the Gym as a Feminist Space

The same narrative applies whether women are occupying space on the streets or occupying space in the gym. Gyms are primarily considered male spaces, and men seem to inhabit them with comfortable entitlement.

How Martial Arts Helped Me Get Back on My Feet

Content note: this post contains depictions of physical assault  After being attacked on my way home, I decided to start training in martial arts. I wanted to become stronger both physically and mentally, and eventually, I found my way to the Korean martial art of

He Broke Her Face – But Kept Playing

When the 2014 World Cup finished, I wrote an article for an online youth outlet in the UK calling on men to stop asking women “But how come you love soccer, you’re a girl?” Not only is this attitude outdated, but it is also completely

Keeping Girls In Sport When Everything Changes

The ubiquitous #LikeaGirl phenomenon took on new meaning with the release of a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, which reported that English girls start to leave sports around puberty and the onset of breast development. It seems that the vast popularity of Run Like a Girl branding may

Solo Sister will Ski to the South Pole

In November 2016, I will ski to the South Pole and I aim to be the first Swedish woman to attempt this solo skiing expedition. Join my adventure! This year in November, I will start to ski solo to the South Pole. Starting from the

Climbing Bravely Above Expectations

We were above the clouds, pushing through the most technical part of the climb (appropriately named Disappointment Cleaver) up Washington’s Mt. Rainier. The rope running out from my own harness was linked to one in front and one behind. Together, my rope team of three

Let Her Play – How Sports Can Transform Girls

Sunita Kumari opened the May 17th Women Deliver Conference plenary session, “Girl Power in Play: Leveling the Playing Field for Girls and Women.” Standing on stage in an athletic uniform, the 17 year old from Jharkland, India introduced herself by saying that her father is

“I’d rather regret the risks that didn’t work out than the changes I didn’t take at all” – Simone Biles

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