Tag Archives: Combating Sexism

‘Tis the World of Men: Women Don’t Play Football

28 Sep

The following is a guest post from one of my fellow volunteers from the 2015 Women’s World Cup. She and I randomly started talking one day, a conversation which led me to interviewing her for our volunteer newsletter. It was during the interview I learned of her experiences being a female footballer living in London, and I (of course) just had to ask her if she’d be interested in sharing here. So happy she was and now has. The more stories female players share, the better off the sport will become.

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The Same Game

17 Sep

overviewI came across The Same Game organization back in August while doing some research on the U-20 Women’s World Cup. The mission of the organization is “to combat prejudice and discrimination against women in soccer through promoting awareness. We are an organization of players, coaches and fans of soccer worldwide working in conjunction to eliminate inequality in the beautiful game.” Continue reading