FIFA Reacts to Sexual Abuses in US Women’s Football

FIFA Reacts to Sexual Abuses in US Women’s Football
On 1 October 2021, the world football’s governing body reacted to the alarming situation affecting the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), which has been involved in a sexual coercion scandal that has shocked United States’ football.

On 1 October 2021, NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird[1] resigned during the turbulent hours following a “terrifying” report describing alleged sexual coercion committed by North Carolina Courage coach Paul Riley. Commissioner Baird and General Counsel Lisa...

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