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The Times


Zi Jing Ooi

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Agency : The Times Name : Ooi Zi Jing

Topic A : Women and Sports
The positive outcomes of sport for gender equality and women’s empowerment are constrained by gender based discrimination in all areas and at all levels of sport and physical activity, fuelled by continuing stereotypes of women’s physical abilities and social roles such as endurance of physical and mental. Women are frequently segregated involuntarily into different types of sports that is either not popular or it is deemed 'the best', events and competitions specifically targeted to women. Women’s access to positions of leadership and decision-making is constrained from the local level to the international level. The value given in majority ...

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