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Equality, sports, and Title IX - Erin Buzuvis and Kristine Newhall

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In 1972, U.S. Congress passed Title IX, a law which prohibited discrimination against women in schools, colleges, and universities -- including school-sponsored sports. Before this law, female athletes were few and far between, and funding was even scarcer. Erin Buzuvis and Kristine Newhall explore the significance and complexity of Title IX.

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  • Director Kat Llewellyn
  • Narrator Sarah Charles

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Additional Resources for you to Explore
For regular updates about Title IX cases and news stories, see The Title IX Blog.
For a “young readers” account of Title IX’s effect on sports, see Karen Blumenthal, Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, the Law the Changed the Future of Girls in America.
For an inspiring story of Title IX activism, watch the documentary A Hero for Daisy.
And for more on Title IX’s history and impact on women’s sports, see ESPNW’s “Nine for IX” series.
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Why does inequality still exist? What more can be done to increase the rate of progress towards equality?
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  • Director Kat Llewellyn
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