Are these the Title IX Olympics?
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"I just think, do you really think they’re going to show her running in Saudi Arabia?" Wallechinsky says. "You really think they’ll be uplifted?"
This is where we can be reminded of the progress still to be made, even back home in America. Participation in girls’ high school sports has risen 900 percent since the passage of Title IX. But Sandler — the godmother of that pivotal legislation — points out that girls in the U.S. still have fewer opportunities today than boys did 40 years ago.
The revolution continues.
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