Dolyestown’s Pink proposes to pay uniform fines for the Norwegian women’s beach handball team
The Norwegian women’s beach hand team has a new number one fan: Pink.
Singer and composer from Doylestown in Bucks County offered to pay fines for the players of the team Refused to wear bikini bottoms When participating in the 2021 European Beach Handball Championship.
CNN Report The European Handball Federation fined the team about $1,765 for “improper dressing”.
The ruling is not satisfied with pink.
“I am very proud of the Norwegian women’s beach handball team protesting against the very sexist rules regarding their “uniform”, Pennsylvania native and Grammy Award winner Tweet On Saturday her 31.6 million fans. “The European Handball Federation should be fined for sex discrimination. Hello ladies. I am happy to pay the fine for you. Keep going.”
I am very proud of the Norwegian women’s beach handball team protesting the very sexist rules regarding their “uniforms”. The European Handball Federation should be fined for sex discrimination. Good job, ladies. I am happy to pay the fine for you. keep working hard.
-P!nk (@Pink) July 25, 2021
The team acknowledged Pink’s support and retweeted her tweet on it Instagram story.
“Wow! Thank you so much for your support,” they wrote.
In backlash against the fine, the European Handball Federation Monday Donated money To the Norwegian Handball Federation. Handball Federation President Michael Widler said in a statement that the steps to change the uniform rules are “in progress”, although the International Handball Federation has the final decision.
“EHF recognizes the position of the relevant players, and closely coordinates with the International Handball Federation to take further change measures and has and is taking action,” Widler said. “We are very aware of the attention this topic has received in the past few days. Although changes cannot happen overnight, we are fully committed to the current situation that will produce some good results. This is why EHF donated fines to the promotion of sports. A good cause of equality.”