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The IOC recently updated “Portrayal Guidelines” to steer all Olympic sports and their rights holders toward “gender-equal and fair” broadcasts of their events. Advice includes “do not focus unnecessarily on looks, clothing or intimate body parts” and reframing or deleting a “wardrobe malfunction ... to respect the integrity of the athlete.”
Celia Ellenberg / Vogue
The ambitious program aims to train 50 women beekeepers from different biospheres over five years. The effort, which launched in June, aims to repopulate 125 million bees by 2025.
Corina Pons and Guillermo Martinez / Reuters
Seeking to breathe new life into Madrid's Prado museum after the long months of the pandemic, curators have overhauled the collection to display more works by female artists and better reflect the variety of 19th-century art. After recent acquisitions of paintings and miniatures, the museum now boasts works by 13 female painters out of a total of 130 artists.
"If a woman has to work more than a man and be much more successful than him to earn about the same pay, that is decidedly not equal pay and it violates the law," Molly Levinson, a spokesperson for the USWNT, said in a statement. "And yet, that is exactly what the women players on the U.S. national team do. They play more games and achieve better results in order to be paid about the same amount as the men's national team players per game."
"We know our voice is very powerful and we want to use it for good. Longer term, as the women's game grows in popularity, the financial rewards may come, but at the moment we're embarking on this journey because we know it's the right thing to do."