Sports for women beyond our borders

Updated: October 15, 2014, 2:20 PM ET
By Jane McManus | espnW.com

DANA POINT, Calif. -- When my daughters have a tough time choosing between ice skating, rock climbing and tennis for a fall sports class, it's easy to take the gains of Title IX for granted. Sports fields in the United States are, for the most part, shared by boys and girls, and high schools are required by law to make sports equally available for girls.

When I went overseas with the State Department last spring, it was clear to see that these gains are not universally shared. And, ...

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