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E-sport, a universe that remains hostile to the fairer sex

2022-08-08T15:51:25.296Z

TESTIMONIALS - Viki and Noxtra tell their daily lives as video gamers. An environment whose mentalities they would like to change.



Sexism, insults, harassment… The qualifiers are hardly brilliant when it comes to discussing the place of women in e-sport.

However, according to a study published by Sell (Union of leisure software publishers) in 2020, nearly one in two video game players would be a woman.

But when it comes to e-sport, therefore competitions, this figure of 47% drops to only 6% in France, according to the association Women in Games (WIG) which works for a greater openness of the discipline to the fairer sex.

As was the case recently with the posting of a documentary about two young women, Noxtra (24 years old) and Viki (25 years old), trying to find a place for themselves in this macho environment to change mentalities.

Both are followers of the famous strategy game

League of Legends

(

LOL

) which pits two teams of five players against each other seeking to destroy the opposing base.

They started trying out the controller around the age of 5-6, one in Zelda, the other on…

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Source: lefigaro

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