Time for an end to this discrimination against women

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Even in these so-called times of equality it seems that women are still discriminated against in a world which continues to be dominated by men, afraid of allowing the fair sex the opportunity of a decent crack of the whip for whatever reasons, mainly I suspect based on basic insecurity.

Examples abound, not least in my own world of sport where I deal with both sexes on a daily basis, though mainly men I will admit, much as I would like to see more women grabbing the sporting headlines, but denied quite often by the male chauvinists who edit most, if not all, of our sporting journals.

Last week the world of soccer was acutely embarrassed by the silly sexist comments of Richard Scudamore who was found - not surprisingly - to have no case to answer for his indiscretions by the bosses of the Premier League.

 

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