Tackling Inequality in Sport

Here is an interesting article in the Independent concerning the government led “Football v Homophobia” campaign that was launched at the weekend.

Very few clubs have joined with only 16 teams signed up so far are: Arsenal, Aston Villa, Fulham, Liverpool, Newcastle Utd, Norwich City, Brighton & Hove Albion, Derby County, Ipswich Town, Millwall, Huddersfield Town, MK Dons, Wycombe Wanderers, Exeter City, Port Vale and Hyde FC.

To view this article click here; http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/footballs-new-hate-shame-as-top-clubs-snub-drive-on-homophobia-7181062.html

On a more positive note the Rugby League has launched a new game wide ‘Tackle IT’ Equality and Diversity programme which aims to increase awareness of issues such as racism, homophobia and other forms of discrimination and prejudice within the game.

To view this link click:

http://www.therfl.co.uk/equitydiversity/tackle-it

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