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Title IX: You Have the Right to Play

Jessica Mendoza, Softball
No person…

Lyn-z Adams Hawkins, Skateboarding
…no person…

Natalie Coughlin, Swimming
…no person in the United States…

Sarah Burke, Skiing
…shall on the basis of sex…

Ashley Fiolek, Motorcross
…be excluded from participation in…

Jessica Mendoza
…be denied the benefits of…

Janet Guthrie, Auto Racing
…or be subjected to discrimination…

Brenda Villa, Water Polo
…under any education program…

Lyn-z Adams Hawkins
…or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

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Since then, female participation in high school athletics has increased 980%

But girls still get 1.3 million fewer opportunities to participate than boys

In college athletics, female participation has grown 520%.

But women still receive $176 million less in athletic financial assistance than men.

We’ve come a long ways in the past 40 years.

But there’s still more work to be done.

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