Traditionally, the sport system has been dominated by men and even in 2021, the system continues to set males and females apart. Despite this years delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics classifying as the first gender equal in the history of the games, with female athlete participation at almost 49%, there was still a lack of gender equality seen off the field.
Kate Seary is a middle-distance international runner and co-founder of Kyniska Advocacy, a non-profit whose aim is to create a sporting world that celebrates, protects and respects women in sport. Kate shares her opinion on why gender equality in the sports system is crucial for tackling female sexualisation, why uniform autonomy is so important for athletes and to question, will we ever see gender equality in sports?
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