TITLE IX AND THE PICKUP BASKETBALL PHENOMENON
Because of Title IX, a similar number of girls and boys and women and men play high school and college basketball, respectively. Yet in pickup basketball boys/men outnumber girls/women by 15 million. Why is this?
What is Title IX?
Title IX prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or any other education program that receives funding from the federal government.
How is Pickup Basketball Beneficial?
Leadership, Teamwork, Brotherhood/Sisterhood, Healthy Body and Mind, Positive Body Image, Conflict Resolution.
Why do Girls and Women Not Show Up?
The Space is Dominated by Men
What is Basket Cut Doing to Change This?
Carving out a Space for Women