Women's team paid more than men's squad: U.S. Soccer

Soccer Jul 30, 2019

Women's team paid more than men's squad: U.S. Soccer

Facing mounting public pressure in a fight over equitable pay, U.S. Soccer said the World Cup champion women's national team has been paid more than the men's team. According to a letter released Monday by U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro, the federation paid out $34.1 ...

Education ministry panel in Japan drafts rules clarifying that sex discrimination in university entrance exams is improper

National Apr 5, 2019

Education ministry panel in Japan drafts rules clarifying that sex discrimination in university entrance exams is improper

An education ministry panel has drafted common rules clearly stipulating that any gender-based discrimination in university admission exams is inappropriate. Other inappropriate admission-related practices cited by the rules, included in the panel's interim report announced Friday, include giving preferential treatment to specific applicants without rational ...