All posts by Holly Thorpe

Lydia Ko’s ‘time of the month’ comment showed how far sportswomen have come – and how much still has to change

Lydia Ko’s ‘time of the month’ comment showed how far sportswomen have come – and how much still has to change

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Last weekend’s LPGA event in California will likely be remembered as much for what was said as the golf that was played. Asked about some on-course treatment she’d needed for back pain, world number three Lydia Ko replied…

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The pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women is derailing decades of progress on gender equality

The pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women is derailing decades of progress on gender equality

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, women have carried much of the unpaid emotional and domestic burden of caring for their families and communities, often simultaneously holding down paid jobs, many on reduced hours or salaries. Women have also…

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