Research report: Barriers to Sports Participation for Women and Girls - Women In Sport

Research report: Barriers to Sports Participation for Women and Girls

Published 2008

This report highlights the practical, personal, social and cultural reasons why participation rates for women and girls are lower than men’s. The list of barriers also provides ideas for sports deliverers to implement to encourage behaviour change.

 

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