NCWGE's athletics task force works to ensure that women and girls receive equal opportunities in athletics at both the secondary school and college levels. The task force's advocacy centers on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other laws mandating gender equity in athletics. Its goals include advocating for strong enforcement of Title IX; making widely available gender equity in athletics information that colleges are required to disclose and pushing for such data collection/ disclosure by secondary schools; and generally promoting athletic opportunities for women and girls. This task force is chaired by the National Women's Law Center.
Several women athletes wrote op-ed pieces on the anniversary of the passage of Title IX, the landmark rule barring discrimination in schools: