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Women and sport

It is arguable that one of the greatest casualties of the global coronavirus pandemic has been the last half century’s advancement of female equality.

Already it has been reported that, in direct consequence of the UK lockdown, female employees has been more likely to be furloughed and/or made redundant than their male counterparts.

In addition women have not only been doing the majority of household chores in domestic situations but have been finding it more difficult than men to return to work because of the general lack of child support and/or child-minding arrangements, let alone those that comply with social-distancing rules and/or general advice issued by the Government.

There has also been a major impact upon elite female sport.

Today I spotted this review of its current parlous state in the UK upon the website of the – DAILY TELEGRAPH

About Abbie Boraston-Green

After her promising tennis career was cut short by a shoulder injury, Abbie went first into coaching and then a promotional position with the Lawn Tennis Association. She and her husband Paul live in Warlingham with their two children, where Abbie now works part-time for a national breast cancer charity. More Posts