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Gender Equality in sports: Access for girls and women to sport practices

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Even though there has been a substantial growth in physical and sporting activities in Europe in the recent decades, disparities and inequalities continue to affect the physical and sporting activities of women, including those in the youngest age groups.This study is about the participation of women and girls in Europe’s various sporting environment, focusing on access, obstacles and activities involved.The study includes an overview of good practices in many countries of Europe, about gender mainstreaming in sports and promoting women´s participation in various sport activities.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Clotilde Talleu
  • Publishing house : Council of Europe
  • Publication date : 2011
  • Number of pages : 24
  • Language : English


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