GENDER EQUITY NEWS UPDATE: World Cup Edition

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The FIFA Women's World Cup, France 2019 has officially kicked off! (YES pun intended)

Here's what a few media outlets are saying about this year's tournament:
  • The Conversation: The gender pay gap for the FIFA World Cup is US$370 million. It's time for equity.
  • Time: After a Record Women's Soccer World Cup Victory, the Internet Demands the Team Should Also Win Equal Pay.
  • FIFA: Mlambo-Ngcuka: Football can have a massive impact on advancing gender equity.
  • UN Women: UN Women scores goals for gender equality at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
  • CNBC: The 2019 Women's World Cup prize money is $30 million - 7.5% of the Men's World Cup prize.
  • Vox: How the US women's soccer team 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand became about pay equity.
  • Refinery29: Megan Rapinoe Wants to Know: Why the 'Resistance' to Paying Women in Soccer?
With so many conversations happening around the pay gap, we should remember to explore the equity issues surrounding girls access to sports in the first place too!
Posted by andreamvdlg on Jun 12, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

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