Women Should Be Allowed In Sports Essay

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Today more than 100,000 girls play sports once considered to be “guys only.” I would like to talk to you today about equal rights, how women have the same skills as men , and how boys and girls work together to become better teammates and also better friends. This is why I think girls should be allowed on boys’ sports teams. First, girls should have equal rights. For years there were women who worked very hard to accomplish equality. These women fought for what they believed in, which brought Title IX into action. Title IX was signed by President Nixon on June 23, 1972, and it states that schools are required to take a series of steps to ensure equal opportunities for all student athletes. Since Title IX went up it has helped us by having an equal access to higher education, career education, equal access to academia, access to athletics, athletic scholarships for women, and most importantly it has increased self-confidence in girls. Title IX has made huge impact in female participation in sports. The number of college women competing in sports is now nearly five times the pre-Title IX rate. In 2008 and in 2009, 182,503 women participated, showing that 43% of college athletes nationwide.

Second, a Lot of the world today, thinks that women are
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While some people think it would be too dangerous and hard for girls, we shouldn’t lose sight of how far girls have come. Today girls are making a stand for what is right, and we should be proud and supportive of them. As Bethany Hamilton, an American professional surfer who survived a 2003 shark attack mentioned, “Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, and guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” It is vital that the public shouldn’t break girls down, but instead give guidance and comfort while they try to make a difference in the
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