Singer-songwriter Pink has provided to pay a advantageous issued in opposition to the Norwegian feminine seashore handball workforce, after the workforce determined to put on shorts in protest of their sexist uniform bikini bottoms at a current competitors.
Over the weekend, the Grammy Award winner tweeted that she is “VERY proud” of the workforce “for protesting the very sexist guidelines about their ‘uniform.'” The tweet learn, “I’m VERY proud of the Norwegian feminine seashore handball workforce FOR PROTESTING THE VERY SEXIST RULES ABOUT THEIR “uniform”. The European handball federation SHOULD BE FINED FOR SEXISM. Good on ya, girls. I’ll be pleased to pay your fines for you. Keep it up.”
Last week, as the workforce performed at the European Beach Handball Championships in Bulgaria, the penalty was levelled in opposition to them for sporting shorts. The European Handball Federation (EHF) mentioned that the transfer had violated “athlete uniform rules” dictated by the sport’s worldwide federation.
I’m VERY proud of the Norwegian feminine seashore handball workforce FOR PROTESTING THE VERY SEXIST RULES ABOUT THEIR “uniform”. The European handball federation SHOULD BE FINED FOR SEXISM. Good on ya, girls. I’ll be pleased to pay your fines for you. Keep it up.— P!nk (@Pink) July 25, 2021
However, after Pink’s remark, the European Handball Federation issued a assertion saying that it donated the quantity of the 1,500 euro advantageous, or roughly $1,770, to a “main worldwide sports activities basis which helps equality for ladies and ladies in sports activities.”
The Norwegian feminine seashore handball workforce posted an Instagram story on Monday that includes Pink’s feedback, alongside a GIF of two folks hugging. After the recreation, the workforce had proudly posed in the shorts for a image and shared it on Instagram. The caption learn, “We actually respect all the love we have obtained.”
Reportedly, the Norwegian workforce had requested the EHF forward of the championships for permission to put on shorts, however was informed that breaking the uniform guidelines would be punishable by advantageous. Recently, one other feminine athletes workforce modified their uniform at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
On Sunday, the German gymnastics workforce wore unitards that stretched until their ankles as a assertion in opposition to the sexualization of ladies in gymnastics. Notably, the older uniforms had been bikini-cut leotards.
Story first printed: Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 12:42 [IST]
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