Tags: sex discrimination

England’s footballers suffer discrimination in spite of historic run to semis

There is no doubt that the exploits of the England football team at the Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer grabbed the attention of a nation and kick-started a popular discussion about gender discrepancies and attitudes both within sport and in society at large. The BBC’s coverage was the most comprehensive of any all-female…

Equal pay a hot topic as even male workers sue for sex discrimination

The effects of equal pay legislation have recently hit the Higher Education sector, with 23 male workers (caretakers, tradesmen) at the University of Wales, Trinity St. David (Swansea) suing for sex discrimination, claiming they were paid less than women on the same pay grade (secretaries, office workers). The University has conceded the claims, with the…