When girls think of a sport they’d like to join, a few things may come to mind. Soccer, martial arts, softball, tennis, basketball, and the like. But one sport notably off the list of many girls’ dream sports? Football. Sure, they might toss around a football with dad in the yard sometimes, but many girls wouldn’t even consider joining a football team, while others simply assume that it’s not an option despite liking the game. But why is this? In this blog, we’ll talk about how girls and women do participate in football and what factors are in place that prevent or discourage girls from joining in the first place.
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