During the break in competition caused by COVID-19, sportswomen lost wages, trained less and had poorer access to equipment than their male counterparts
Women’s sport makes up about 4% of all sports coverage. But during the lockdown, that has shrunk to almost nothing.
Could the pandemic be the end of the women’s game? Action must be taken to safeguard it.
We interviewed 12 female head coaches working in all levels of English football. Gender discrimination and sexism were only two of the reasons women don’t reach top spots.
The lesson from other sports is clear: women’s football must be broadcast on free-to-air if it isn’t to disappear.
The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
They are the best in the world, but compared to men they are still treated as second best.
The best female athletes continue to be treated unfairly compared with male sportsmen.
The way we talk about football reinforces the idea that the men’s sport is the norm, and women’s the exception.
A top class female footballer and tragic young soldier who was shot for ‘desertion’ despite fighting in some of WW1’s bloodiest battle fields are two hidden stories of The Great War.
It’s not just about his football skills and knowledge. It’s about how he behaves.
The teams and players to watch ahead of the tournament’s kick-off on July 16.
Channel 4 could do for women’s football what it did for the Paralympics.
Women’s football was introduced in the Olympics a staggering 96 years after the men’s event – and some sports still struggle with gender inequalities.
Whether the women’s U.S. soccer team wins its fight for pay equity, its existence alone shows just how much has already been won.
Thoughtless tweets and unfair conditions didn’t hold women back – but they still deserve better.
While the traditional media peddles sexist stereotypes, social media is leading the charge for equality.
There is no justification for banning women from men’s football. The same is not true in the opposite direction, however.
Women’s football has come a long way, but it is still some distance from competing with the men’s game.