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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part C

Women empowerment through physical activity and sports


Author(s): Surender

Abstract: The purpose of the research article is to shed light on the benefits which women and girls gain through participation in sports. The word “Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, educational, gender, or economic strength of individuals and communities. Today sports and physical activity as a strategy for the empowerment of girls and women has been gaining recognition worldwide. Women could be empowered through education, sports and physical activities and by giving them equal opportunities in different walks of life. A woman is both ‘Mahamaya’ and ‘Maha Shakti’ and holds the key of the world. As “Swami Vivekananda” wrote that it is very difficult to understand why in this country so much difference is made between men and women, whereas the Vedanta declares that one and the same Conscious self is present in all beings. In short, woman empowerment is the breaking of personal limitations. Sports and Physical Education play important and major role in all these segments of women Empowerment.

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How to cite this article:
Surender. Women empowerment through physical activity and sports. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(4):148-149.
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