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List of major issues faced by a female athlete in the sport industry


If you think that women get success in sports overnight, then you are wrong. It is because they have to do a lot of work hard to become a female athlete. Either they are suffering from periods or any other problem, and they will have to perform better.

Still, they do not get the reward according to their hard work and contribution in this field. In the past, men athletes have several opportunities in sports as compared to women. However, the time has been changed, female have opportunities but maybe not similar to men.

They face numerous problems in the sports field. In addition to it, here is a list of some problems or challenges faced by the athletes.

  • The discrepancy in the payment 

Women athletes face the most common challenge is in the case of payment. They either get the payment half or the less as compared to the male athlete. It does not matter in which sports that they are performing. They always face discrepancy.

  • Lack of biographies

When it comes to the biography representation, then you may observe one thing. It is all about there is less information about the family and the backgrounds of women athletes.

When it comes to cricket then there is plenty of information available on the internet, such as the number of runs, wickets, and so on. However, you do not find in-depth information about women athletes.

  • Commodities Showcasing 

Some masses look the women as commodities showcasing either they are audience or any other person. It can be categorized as the level of sexism. In addition to it, some prominent female athletes complain about this factor that they are scrutinized because of the crowd and so on.

  • Job Security 

Women athlete faces the problem in the case of job security too. In other words, they may not have a source of stable income. As a result, they will have to look for a source of additional income.

When they do another job, then they face problem in paying attention to sports. It is because their attention is diverted into the two major fields.

These are some of the common problems which the female athlete faces. However, apart from these problems, women also have some opportunities in this field. The pride moment is when they represent their country and give the tough fight to competitors.

In the end, the sports field is also a struggling field, but you will get a number of opportunities here. It would be best if you had enough stamina to give a tough fight to your competitors and of coming back. With work hard and practice, you can beat your competitor.

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