Women in Sports: Discrimination At Home and Abroad

Even in 2016, the gender pay gap is pervasive, stretching across dozens of career fields and affecting millions of women per year in the U.S. and worldwide. Within the workplace, behavioral trends such as mommy-tracking are insidious contributors to discrimination, often placing women in subordinate positions that are not only lower-paying, but also hold less potential for career advancement. However, even when women perform exactly the same job duties as men—with the same title and the same responsibilities—the wage gap