For this series of fun facts for women, you can take a look at these examples and use them in a sports essay, gender and even prejudice and discrimination essays.
#1: Women were first allowed to participate in the Olympics Games in 1900.
#2: Iran recently held its first marathon, but women were excluded from it. 2 women were so upset that they ran away from it.
#3: In the middle east, women were not allowed to even drive, for fear that this increases their social mobility and chances of having an affair/meeting guys.
#4: Women were not allowed to run a marathon until the late 1960s for fear that long distance running is harmful to a woman’s womb, affecting her childbearing abilities.
#5: Heart disease is the number 1 killer for women.