Celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Stand_alone-logo_1 On February 3, 2010, thousands of sports educators, coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, students, and parents across the country will show their support of the day and of this year’s theme, "Stay Strong, Play On."

Despite the stunning advances made in the 38 years since Title IX was enacted, high school girls still receive 1.3 million fewer participation opportunities than do boys, and evidence suggests that the money spent on girls’ sports programs lags significantly behind the money spent on boys’ programs.

WomenTalkSports.com created a slideshow of women in action over the last year with contributions from athletes, writers, photographers and others:

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