Setting up a girl’s section in your club is not as daunting as you think. With approximately 25% of the counties All Stars being girls, we need to think how we retain them in our clubs and playing cricket. Younger girls aren’t always encouraged into sport and physical activity as much as boys. Research by Women in Sport shows that even in children aged as young as seven, gender stereotypes regarding girls’ sporting abilities are already taking shape. Women in Sport also found that girls’ participation in sport and physical activity starts to decline from this age at a much faster rate than boys.
Have any questions?
If you are looking to start a Women and Girls section, please get in touch with Colette, our Women and Girls Development Officer. We’d be very to happy to help!