Gender equality strategies at national association level. Examples of best practices in Central and South America
Keywords:Gender, equality, advantage all, programmes
Gender equality is a crucial issue that transcends the boundaries of tennis and sport and affects society as a whole. Historically, tennis has been a pioneering sport when it comes to making clear and defending the rights of women in all walks of life. Regarding professional tennis, tennis has had great representatives in this field such as Billie Jean King who has been a pioneer in achieving gender equality in professional tennis. The ITF, for its part, launched the Advantage All campaign to generate a movement that would help visualize the existing situation in our sport. The objective of this article is to present the visions that some women related to tennis in different countries of Central and South America have about the different initiatives carried out. In addition, experiences, opinions, and perceptions regarding the different programs are shared. We hope this collaboration will be useful for all those interested in contributing to achieving gender equality in tennis.
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