World Surf League to offer equal prize money to men and women
The Guardian -

The decision comes after intense blowback to a social media post that revealed the gender pay gap among league surfers

The photo told the story in unmissable large block letters: a shot of two young surfers, one male and one female, both winners at a junior competition in South Africa in June, both brandishing outsize checks advertising their prize money, 8,000 rand for him, just 4,000 for her.

Three months and a lot of blowback later, the World Surf League has stopped offering explanations and...


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