Can Sports Reduce Violence Toward Women?

(Olive Branch) Women who practice a sport claim that sports give them better health and raise their self-esteem. And studies have shown that sports can empower women.

Lakshi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General at the United Nations says that sports teach leadership and how to think strategically, plus raise a women’s self-esteem. And Maria Bobenreith, founder of Women Win, an organization to promote sports for women, says that praticing a sport shows that women can be ‘feminine’ and strong mentally and physically and that women feel free and capable of achieving their goals, reports

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