TITLE

NOW Foundation Says "Let the Women Jump!" in 2010 Winter Olympics

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, Lisa
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
National NOW Times;Spring2008, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the National Organization for Women Foundation calls for the International Olympic Committee to permit women ski jumpers at the Winter Olympics in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia. According to NOW Foundation President Kim Gandy, the exclusion of women from such sport is unwarranted and unfair. The Foundation reports that women who play sports have higher self-esteem and confidence, lower levels of depression, and higher states of psychological condition that those who do not.
ACCESSION #
32584219

 

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