Faced with accusations of rape targeting several players in its league (Benjamin Mendy, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Mason Greenwood, etc.) for more than a year, the Premier League has decided to react after being approached by several collectives fighting against violence against the women. According to information from Telegramthe English League, which until then organized optional workshops, will thus impose training on sexual consent for all players and staff in the championship.
« This is an important and long-awaited first step in the right direction.said Shaista Aziz, co-director of Three Hijabisone of the groups in discussion with the Premier League. However, we would like greater transparency on how these new guidelines will be implemented by Premier League clubs. »
Still, Aziz says talks with the Premier League resulted in positive action, while the FA remained “opaque, quirky and dismissive in her behavior” .