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Update newsletter preferences. Comments Share your thoughts and debate the big issues. Cerniglia Hipps says eliminating confidential arbitration could drive change. Our survey respondents are optimistic about corporate and individual change. In less than a year since Time's Up launched, and just over a year since MeToo exploded on Twitter, 69 percent of men and 62 percent of women surveyed believe the movements will have a lasting effect. Over 70 percent of respondents say that in the next 10 years, the entertainment industry will shift toward more equal representation.
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Women in Hollywood see more obstacles than those on Wall Street. Melinda Gates: How to get more women in tech and why college is too late to start. None of those are team sports, so there may be something there. I think you may be on to something about the difference with team sports. That game represented the beauty of athletic competition.
GeorgeOrwellGeorge points to a sport where relative female weakness is actually an asset for spectating:. Floyd Mayweather can get easily beaten by a heavyweight, but he is the one who gets more money and attention in that sport. According to this study :. Women earn fewer quick points than men due to differences in arm strength, so digging becomes essential to victory for women. With the ball in play longer, staying alive determines the winner of a match. Another way that men can slow down a game :. According to a study , women fake injury half as much as men do.
Because not a lot of people are willing to pay to watch ultimate frisbee and lawn bowling. The former get paid a lot less for the same reasons. End of story. Another simple but strong argument from Ivan Lendl :. They are entertaining and inspirational to young women all over the world.
For that reason, they have great value, and I think they are worthy of charitable help when teams get insolvent. A similar view from d1onys0s :. If women want to support their own gender by becoming sport fanatics like the droves of idiot men, there is nothing stopping them.