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Empowering Females through sport and Sport Leadership:  Empowering Females through sport and Sport Leadership Especially prepared for: Global Center for Social Change through Women’s Leadership and Sport Discussion Series November 29, 2006 Darlene A. Kluka, Ph. D.:  Darlene A. Kluka, Ph. D. Director, KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services Global Center for Social Change through Women’s Leadership and Sport; Full Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science ICSSPE President’s Committee Chair, ICSSPE Editorial Board Women’s Sports Foundation International Committee and Advisory Board President, IAPESGW Louise Bill, Ph. D.:  Louise Bill, Ph. D. Full Professor, Department of Human Services Recognized community organizer and activist Administrative team for Global Center Extensive work with disenfranchised populations Past President, Georgia Commission on Family Violence Co-Author of protective legislation for battered women in Georgia Training Committee for Judicial Protocols for Domestic Violence in Georgia Judicial Task Force against Domestic Violence - Georgia Physical Activity (PA) and Sport (S) in the lives of girls (PCPFS, 1997):  Physical Activity (PA) and Sport (S) in the lives of girls (PCPFS, 1997) More girls participating. Regular PA in adolescence – reduce risk for Obesity or Hyperlipidemia. Enhancing physical and mental health of adolescent females. PA effective tool to reduce symptoms of stress and depression among girls. Higher grades and standardized test scores; lower dropout rates; more likely to go to college. PA and S in the lives of girls (PCPFS, 1997):  PA and S in the lives of girls (PCPFS, 1997) PA and S effective and money-saving public health asset. Poverty limits girls’ access to PA and S, especially girls of color. Excessive exercise and certain forms of athletic participation found to be associated w/ higher prevalence of eating disorders. PA and S in the lives of girls (PCPFS, 1997):  PA and S in the lives of girls (PCPFS, 1997) Potential for positive experiences marred by lack of opportunity, gender stereotypes and homophobia. A Record of Positive Action Worldwide:  A Record of Positive Action Worldwide Policy Leadership Participation POLICIES:  POLICIES International Olympic Committee (IOC) Mandate for the Olympic Movement:  International Olympic Committee (IOC) Mandate for the Olympic Movement National Olympic Committee (NOC) December 31, 2000 – 10% of all offices in decision-making structures be held by women. December 31, 2005 – 20 % of all offices in decision-making structures be held by women. Adopted in 1996…. The Collegiate Women Sports Awards Sponsored by Honda®:  The Collegiate Women Sports Awards Sponsored by Honda® Most outstanding female athletes in their respective sport. Selected from national ballot of over 1000 NCAA schools. 12 NCAA sanctioned sports. Monetary donation to women’s athletic department of each winner’s school. IOC World Conferences on Women and Sport:  IOC World Conferences on Women and Sport 1996 – 220 participants from 96 countries – Lausanne, Switzerland. 2000 – 280 participants from 100 countries – Paris, France. 2004 – 532 participants from 137 countries – Marrakech, Morocco. 2008 – TBA The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG):  The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) World Conference on Women and Sport 1994 – Brighton, UK Brighton Declaration…statement of principles. 1998 – Windhoek, Namibia Windhoek Call for Action. 2002 – Montreal, Canada Progress report and toolkit. 2006 – Kumamoto, Japan 2010 – Sydney, Australia KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services Global Center for Social Change through Women’s Leadership and Sport (2006):  KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services Global Center for Social Change through Women’s Leadership and Sport (2006) Monograph: Women’s Leadership, Sport, and Social Change Discussion Series – November 29 6 – 7:30 pm in House #58 Website: www.kennesaw.edu/wls Prevention of Sexual Harassment (Women’s Sports Foundation, 2002):  Prevention of Sexual Harassment (Women’s Sports Foundation, 2002) Administrator’s packet Information on the issues of sexual harassment. Abuse of power. Legal issues. Administrative strategies for policy development. Guidelines for creating a safe environment. www.womenssportsfoundation.org PARTICIPATION:  PARTICIPATION On the Move: A Handbook:  On the Move: A Handbook Handbook designed to help encourage non-active teenage girls to participate in low skill level team activity Promotion Plus in Canada caaws@caaws.ca Promotion Plus Resource Kits:  Promotion Plus Resource Kits Self-esteem, sport and physical activity. Body image and eating disorders. Gender equity in physical education. Harassment in sport and physical activity. Women and coaching. Women and leadership. Women and the media. Street Girls:  Street Girls UNICEF – Germany and Berlin Girls given opportunity to participate in running, bicycling, street basketball and soccer, trampoline, dancing, skateboarding, inline skating, music and mountaineering. Over 1000 girls have been involved in 1 year. MYSA Programs for Girls:  MYSA Programs for Girls Girls in the Mathare area of Kenya Use of soccer to empower girls through leadership development as players, officials, and coaches. Codes of behavior on and off the field. Caring for the environment by associating healthy athletes with a healthy environment. Community Awards & Grants Programs :  Community Awards & Grants Programs Women’s Sports Foundation www.womenssportsfoundation.org 500 local communities have begun awards programs throughout the united states. Parents’ guide to girls’ sports. Sports talk (newsletter for young female athletes). Travel and training grants. $1500 for individuals; $3000 per team - $50,000 annually. GoGirlGo!:  GoGirlGo! Campaign to get 1 million girls, aged 8-18, physically active. www.GoGirlGo.com Women’s Sports Foundation, sponsored by Advanta, Gatorade, moving comfort, Wrigley. GoGirlGo! – Atlanta – 2006 Catalyst Award from Global Center for Social Change through Women’s Leadership and Sport 1 in 6 girls is obese or overweight. Overweight women 60% more likely to die from breast cancer. GoGirlGo!:  GoGirlGo! 1 in 4 girls in grades 9-12 currently smokes. 1 in 3 adolescent girls will experience depression, anxiety or eating disorders. 1 in 4 high school girls reports she does not like herself; 78% of 12th grade girls are unhappy with their bodies. GoGirlGo!:  GoGirlGo! 1 in 4 girls is sexually assaulted by age 18. 4 out of 5 girls AGES 8-11 have been sexually harassed in school. Girls aged 4-19 have significantly higher “bad” cholesterol levels than boys. LEADERSHIP:  LEADERSHIP Linking rights, health, and sport in developing countries: Lessons Learned:  Linking rights, health, and sport in developing countries: Lessons Learned Population council When designing a girls sports program: Adopt a girl-centered approach. Create a girls-only space that is safe. Seek parental and community permission for girls participation prior to launching the program. Enlist female coaches, referees and trainers. Identify a few key health issues that need to be addressed and tailor a simple health education program around them. Bobbie Steen Legacy Fund:  Bobbie Steen Legacy Fund Promotion Plus – Canada Provide scholarships annually to young women selected. National Aboriginal Coaching School:  National Aboriginal Coaching School Canada First and only aboriginal coaching school in the world. Five coaching schools completed in three years. 250 coaching certificates awarded. Women on the Run: Building a Life Around Sport:  Women on the Run: Building a Life Around Sport To provide a resource celebrating women sport leaders. Hillary Commission, New Zealand. Document provides information about women sport leaders . Professional athletes, fitness professionals, board members, sport agents, sport media, sport physiotherapists, sports education and educators, publishing, event management, coaching, community recreation, sports medicine, sport marketing, photography, sports writing, sports law, sports fashion. Child protection in sport: a seminar approach:  Child protection in sport: a seminar approach National Governing Bodies, UK (Dr. Celia Brackenridge, Brunel University – Keynote at Grand Opening Celebration of Global Center for Social Change through Women’s Leadership and Sport Child abuse in sport. Raising awareness of issues and suggested practical measures for reducing the risk of child abuse in sport. Dealing with allegations. Training issues for protecting children in sport. Listening to young athletes. Promoting their rights and safety. Promoting good practice in sport. Dealing with the aftermath. Maintaining safe boundaries in coaching. International Organizations:  International Organizations World Health Organization (WHO) Global Commission on Women’s Health International Olympic Committee (IOC) Women’s working group United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) United Nations International Children’s Educational Fund (UNICEF) Leading Organizations in Women’s Sports Worldwide:  Leading Organizations in Women’s Sports Worldwide IAPESGW – International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women WSI – WomenSport International IWG – International Working Group NAGWS – National Association for Girls and Women in Sport WSF – Women’s Sports Foundation Kennesaw State University Quality Enhancement Plan 2006 - 2012:  Kennesaw State University Quality Enhancement Plan 2006 - 2012 “Global learning for engaged citizenship” GO GLOBAL WITH KSU! Mission Statement:  Mission Statement To serve globally as a catalyst for positive social change and community development by building human capital, focusing on women’s leadership through sport, physical activity, health, and human services. KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services Centers:  KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services Centers Global Center for Social Change through WLS Center for Community Health Care Center for Community Partnerships School of Nursing Dept. of Human Services Dept. of Health, Physical Education and Sport Science KSU Wellness Center Recommendations:  Recommendations Leaders should incorporate cooperative as well as competitive opportunities to learn physical skills in a safe environment. Be aware of motives for participating. Have fun; improve skills; get in shape; socialize. Recognize disordered eating patterns. Recommendations:  Recommendations Girls and boys need to work and play together, from an early age…play together and learn in small, relaxed groups . Give girls equal access and attention. Actively intervene in discrimination. Gender stereotyping; sexism, heterosexism. Recommendations:  Recommendations When using exercise to restore mental health for adolescent girls, Examine impact of peer (same-sex/cross sex) influences and individual vs. group approaches. Fact::  Fact: A study reviewing school reading found that boys were represented in physical activities 65 % of the time; girls were represented 35 %. Boys dominated throwing and catching activities; girls dominated dance and swing set activities. (Henschel-Pellete, RQES (2002) Questions to ask when reviewing images (women’s sports foundation, 2002):  Questions to ask when reviewing images (women’s sports foundation, 2002) Does the female look like an athlete? Is she dressed like an athlete? Does she have all of her appropriate clothing on? Is her pose or are her movements realistic and mirroring those in sport? Do the words and pictures match?

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