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    Its Women's Sports Week 2017, and the BBC have just said that the gap between sports prizes between men and women has decreased. Still a big disparity in many sports though, I'm looking at you football.

    Do you think this is a great sign? Or is it progress not moving fast enough?

    I know exposure for some sports is different so advertisers might not turn up for women, we gotta change this, don't you think?


    BBC article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/40299469
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    I really don't see the issue with the gap, if more people watch men's sports then there is going to be more money there.
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    (Original post by summer1311)
    Its Women's Sports Week 2017, and the BBC have just said that the gap between sports prizes between men and women has decreased. Still a big disparity in many sports though, I'm looking at you football.

    Do you think this is a great sign? Or is it progress not moving fast enough?

    I know exposure for some sports is different so advertisers might not turn up for women, we gotta change this, don't you think?


    BBC article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/40299469
    why isn't there men's sports week? of course, its sexist. that's feminism for you!
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    Less people want to watch female sports as women are physically weaker and worse at all sports than men apart from fine motor skill sports. There is less money in female sports as less people want to see it.
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    Supply and demand, the amount of money invested into a sport is directly reflected by the amount of interest the public expresses in said sport.
 
 
 
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