Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Appropriate Treatment of Japanese Football Team

After the debacle in July of sending the World Champion Japanese Football team a lower class than their male equivalents to the Olympics, things have improved a bit.

The Japanese Football Association confirmed that the women's football team was upgraded to business class for the flight back to Japan after their silver medal finish in London. The reason it was given was because they had won a medal. The male team, which won no medals flew back business class as well, same as they did to the Games. The men shouldn't be downgraded of course, but it is a shining example of women having to work harder and do better to merely get equal treatment.

Read more here.

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