Georgia Lambert discusses the history of women’s football and its modern-day resurgence in popularity. However, sexist attitudes still permeate the sport, and top-tier women suffer a sizeable pay disparity with their male counterparts.
Author: Georgia Lambert
Georgia, originally from Tyne and Wear, is a third-year student studying English and related literature at the University of York. She is interested in food and cooking, and is the current food editor for York Vision. Georgia also enjoys writing for sports and news, with a passion for discussing human rights and gender equality.
In the 2012 London Olympic Games, Nicola Adams OBE made history as the first female boxer to win Olympic gold for Women’s Boxing in the Flyweight category. She remains the most successful female British boxer, as a double Olympic champion, but her journey through the ranks came with its knockdowns. At the age of 12, […]
A Women in Football survey recently reported that two-thirds of women working in football have been subject to gender discrimination, with only 12 percent of these cases being reported. In a 2014 study, titled ‘The Experience of Former Women Officials and the Impact on the Sporting Community’, researchers from Trinity University aimed to “explore the […]