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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…

Government publishes equality progress report

The Government has published a progress report highlighting the progress so far since the first cross-government equality strategy, Building a Fairer Britain, was launched in 2010. According to the Government the strategy focused on moving away from regulation, legislation and coercion. Instead, it concentrated on developing intelligent, light-touch, common sense policies that have a demonstrable…