Submitted by Katherine Allen on Friday 17th July 2020
Published on Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Current status: Open
Open until: Tuesday 23rd March 2021
Current Signatures: 3,544
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Stop sexism - Require schools to offer all sports to all children
The Government should require schools to offer all sports to all children so they get the opportunity to take a sport that they feel comfortable with, rather than being expected to take certain sports because of their gender. This should help tackle sexism and increase participation.
Many students are made to feel out of place in school sport, and cannot express their true selves when forced to do a sport just because of their gender. It also causes inequality as from day one students are defined by their gender, which can knock some people’s self-confidence. It is archaic that this still happens, and should not be allowed.
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