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FIFA: THE WORLD CUP SHOULD BE PLAYED ON NATURAL GRASS

We, the undersigned, demand that FIFA change the venues for the women’s 2015 World Cup games to fields with natural grass. Why is this important? Last year, the Women’s Gold Medal soccer match for the London Olympics was the NBC Sports Network’s most watched event in history of
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FIFA gives thumbs up to 2015 Women’s World Cup Venues

by The Canadian Press http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifa-gives-thumbs-up-to-2015-women-s-world-cup-venues-1.1350217
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MP Hedy Fry will lead for change at Federal Level

MP Hedy Fry will join the Why the Women’s World Cup Matters campaign to create equity shifts for girls and women in sport at the Federal level using the Charter of Rights as a tool for change. She plans to connect with MP’s throughout the country especially in the World Cu
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The Struggle for Female Soccer Equality in Brazil

By Jason Margolis, The WorldBrazil Player Jason Margolis is a Boston-based reporter who regularly files stories throughout the U.S. and abroad about politics, economics, immigration issues, and environmental matters. In a little more than a year, Brazil will host the World Cup of Socc
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Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

Click here to see video Recent research from the Harvard Business Review and others suggests something that most of us already know–firms without women in high-level leadership positions are missing out on some meaningful growth opportunities. View Blog Here: http://www.onlinemb
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A Rape a Minute, a Thousand Corpses a Year

Rebecca SolnitAuthor, ‘A Paradise Built in Hell’ A Rape a Minute, a Thousand Corpses a Year Posted: 01/24/2013 10:25 am The Huffington Post Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com   Here in the United States, where there is a reported rape every 6.2 minutes, and one in five
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England women’s contract offer ‘embarrassing’, says PFA

BBC Sport Players’ union chief Gordon Taylor says the Football Association’s £18,000-a-year contract offer to England’s top women players is “embarrassing”. Hope Powell’s squad have decided not to sign their central contracts after advice from the P
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Nottingham Forest Ladies: The reality of women’s football

By Neil HeathBBC News, Nottingham   Women’s football has come a long way since legendary Derby and Forest manager Brian Clough said he liked his women to be feminine – not “sliding into tackles, and covered in mud”. With 70,000 people cramming into Wembley
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The Equal Play team is thrilled to be working with by Olympic Medal designer Corrine Hunt & Jeweller Sandra Bars, in producing this beautiful sterling silver pendant as a symbol of equality and the rights of women and girls on and off the field.