Women And Sports

GUESTS: Kimberly Schuld Special Projects Manager, International Women's Forum Director, Play Fair Project Mary Jo Kane Professor, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota Director, Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport It's been 25 years since the passage of Title IX put male and female athletics on an equal footing in federally funded schools. But today the law is still mired in controversy. Men's athletic programs complain the law hurts their ability to recruit the best athletes, and saps funds from the more lucrative men's programs. But advocates say Title IX has helped elevate the status of women's sports and boosts the self-esteem of female athletes.



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