The minister responsible for equality between women and men condemns Noël le Graët’s “common sexism”

The essential Élisabeth Moreno expresses her indignation after the resignation of the President of the French Football Association over the tensions in the French women’s team: “You can pull your hair, I don’t care”, the head of the FFF had let go.

“Ordinary sexism in action. These words convey stereotypes from another time.” A tweet cropping sent to Noël Le Graët by Elisabeth Moreno, the minister responsible for equality between women and men.

An outraged reaction following the resignation of the President of the French Football Association on Wednesday. When asked about the tensions in the French women’s team, the French soccer director said: “You haven’t lost a game since the 2019 World Cup. So you can pull your hair out, I don’t care.”

“Equality between women and men needs to be achieved both in practice and in mind,” added the minister in her tweet.

Ordinary sexism in action.

These words convey stereotypes from another time.

Equality between women and men needs to be kept both in practice and in mind. https://t.co/MBOUZ1Axl0

– Élisabeth Moreno (@ 1ElisaMoreno) March 4, 2021

“Violent misogyny”

A little earlier it was Frédéric Thiriez who attacked Noel Le Graet because of this statement. “Mr. Le Graët shames French football (…) with (his) words of violent misogyny, shamefully discriminatory. Where are the values ​​of football? This gentleman, who visibly no longer controls his expression or his impulses, is unworthy of the representation of the first French sport. “The two men are both candidates for the presidency of the FFF, the vote is scheduled for March 13th.

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