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A year before the World Cup: the illusion of equality in Qatar

by archysport

Women in Qatar must seek permission from a male guardian in everyday life. The ruling house also wants to cover up this exclusion with the help of the soccer World Cup.


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Shaima Abdullah is the goalkeeper for the Qatari national women’s soccer team. The team was only founded in 2010.

The Qatari national women’s soccer team recently made international headlines. The selection met in a friendly match against the national team of Afghanistan. The venue: the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, one of the venues of the Men’s World Cup set to start in Qatar in a year. In August the Taliban had taken power in Kabul. Many Afghans have been flown to Qatar.

In a press release after the game, Hassan Al-Thawadi, the organizer of the 2022 World Cup, described the evacuees’ quarters in Qatar as a “safe …

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Accessed on December 1st, 2021 at 1:13 am on https://www.sn.at/sport/fussball/international/ein-jahr-vor-der-wm-die-illusion-der-gleichstellung-in-katar-113297149

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