Will women ever get equality in football? Recent initiatives to tackle gender inequalities
With the Women’s World Cup commencing imminently, this article will reflect on the rise in women’s football since the Football Association (“The FA”) lifted its ban on women playing football 50 years ago and explore the different international, regional, and national initiatives that have been implemented to tackle gender and sex discrimination ingrained in the culture of women’s football.
- The Rise in Women’s football: Recognising Change
- Viewing Figures and Social Attitudes
- Was it the competition or was it the game?
- Why do more people watch men’s football?
- Discrimination in schools
- Discrimination in the workplace
- What Is The Position internationally?
- Discrimination: Funding
- Does the Human Rights Act provide Protections?
- What is the UK Government’s Reaction?
- Has there been any change recently?
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