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.

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