TW – Sexual assault, Rape, Domestic Abuse, Violence.
‘But what about his career…’
‘His career has just been thrown down the drain…’
‘What a waste of talent…’
These phrases flooded social media in the aftermath of allegations made against British Premier League Footballer Mason Greenwood. Pictures, videos, and voice-notes surfaced online from Greenwood’s girlfriend, showing physical injuries and recordings of conversations with her being pressured into having sex. The evidence is harrowing and extremely hard to see and listen to. However, given the nature of the parties’ lives, given their celebrity status as a top-tier footballer and partner, this story of abuse has caught the interest of thousands around the country.
This article explores the inequality of working women in the pandemic, particularly looking at the care sector, and how both working mothers and private carers have felt the effects. It also outlines the core issues working women have faced during a pandemic.