Fitness Awareness

Netball Sport for Girls

According to Women in Sport, 51% of the UK population is female, yet when it comes to sport and physical activity, 1.6 million more men are playing sport once per week than women. Gender stereotypes are one of the key barriers preventing more women and girls getting active. For example, only 43% of girls say they have the same choice as boys at school in sport and exercise; and among secondary school-age children, being sporty is still widely seen as a masculine trait