Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2013 Carmen Lundell
This paper explores the empowerment of adolescent girls through sport using two case studies. Both case studies take place in predominantly Muslim countries: Egypt and Bangladesh. The sports programs also are both implemented through schools, public in Egypt and private in Bangladesh. I also evaluate the feasibility of establishing sports programs across the world. Because of Afghanistan’s especially harsh circumstances for women, the final chapter strategizes methods to implement similar programs there. I conclude by assessing the future of girls' sports programs in the Middle East and whether or not governments and international organizations should continue investing in these programs.
Lundell, Carmen, "Sports Programs as a Vehicle to Empower Adolescent Girls in Muslim Countries" (2013). CMC Senior Theses. 556.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.