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Etymology of the Word "Girl"

The English word “girl” was initially used to describe a young person of either sex. It was not until the beginning of the sixteenth century that the term was used specifically to describe a female child.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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A New Program Aims To Close The Gender Gap In Sports Science Research

Find out how two female physicians--and accomplished endurance athletes--are looking to change the inadequacies and inequalities in female-athlete research.»  Link to the original article