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NAMES — Important people and groups


  • Media critic Anita Sarkeesian studies women in gaming culture
  • WIGJ (Women in Games Jobs) is a group that supports women in gaming professions

NUMBERS — Statistics and data


  • The average gamer is 30 years old and has been playing for 12 years
  • As of 2011, 58% of gamers were male and 42% were female

HISTORY — Timelines and key events


  • According to a 1982 survey, only about 20% of arcade game players were female
  • In a 2015 survey, 48% of women reported playing video games

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