Angela Lait, 63, Colchester: We deserve compensation for a broken contract Women of my generation were, in our earlier years, entirely at the mercy of policies that prioritised men: no right to return to work after having children, no occupational pension schemes, forced to work in part-time and/or low-paid jobs that facilitated childcare duties. Women were (and often still are) paid less than men for equivalent work and have had our careers strangled by geographical moves that benefited our partners’ prospects while we were prevented from building up personal savings. … [Read more...] about ‘My independence has been taken away’: women respond to pension age changes
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Led by Mithali Raj, who has hinted that this could be her last World Cup, and spearheaded by graceful all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur, India are blessed with ample match-winning talents throughout their batting line-up. In Smriti Mandhana, they have one of the classiest left-hand bats going. While their bowling won’t scare many teams, they are still able to call on 34-year-old seamer Jhulan Goswami, who recently became the leading ODI wicket-taker in women’s cricket when she surpassed Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick’s haul of 180 earlier this year. While they underperformed at a home World Cup, they may flourish this time around, with less pressure and playing on better pitches. … [Read more...] about Women’s Cricket World Cup: team-by-team guide to the tournament
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At 22 Hall has the potential to be an inspiring figure for a generation of emerging players. The highest compliment one can pay her Sunday shootout with Pornanong Phatlum is that for long spells it bore an uncanny resemblance to the classic Open Championship battle between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon in 2016. … [Read more...] about Georgia Hall seals home win and her first major at Women’s British Open