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The need for female role models in sports

The need for female role models in sports

By Andreas Themistokleous, Contributor It really should have been a very brief article: “If she can’t see it, she can’t be it. Thanks for reading”. But, then, the editor would probably kick me off the team so, all jokes aside, you probably get the hint. In February 2018, UNESCO called for fairer coverage of female sports and sportswomen, announcing that “only 4% of sports media content is dedicated to women’s sport and only 12% of sports news is presented by…

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How the Woman Money Smart Athlete can fight inequality

How the Woman Money Smart Athlete can fight inequality

By Constantinos Massonos, Contributor Gender inequality has been an issue in society all through recorded history, with countless cases of women facing issues of equality in their relationships, career, education, and other aspects of their lives.  Historically in sports, female athletes have been treated differently from male athletes, and while many inequalities of the past are being eradicated, women athletes still have to fight for equality in their rights, equality in their pay, and equality in the way they are…

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