The demand for equal rights has kept stirring society for centuries and yet after all this time and modernity, the scale has not been correctly set.
The discrimination based on gender has been a blotch on the society where one gender is considered superior, depriving others from exercising their basic right.
Even in a world where women are proving their talent by each passing day, the pay disparity is still in talks. An issue being questioned by each and every woman and for several years have been echoing from the sports arena.
The Brazil Football Foundation has announced to blur the boundary between its male and female athletes in terms of their earning.
The CBF President Rogerio Caboclo stated: “Since March of this year, the CBF has equalled the values of the daily rates and bonuses between men’s and women’s football,” and added “That is, the women’s players will receive the same as the men’s players during international call-ups.” while declaring that there will be no difference in acknowledging the effort of women athletes in the sports field.
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Moreover, the position of Team Manager of the women’s team will now be occupied by a female for the first time: Duda Luizelli, a former Brazil international who has spent 36 years working in women’s football and a newly created role of Head of Competitions will be handed over to former Brazilian Women’s captain Aline Pellegrino.