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Boys will be girls in Bromma

The several-year-long battle about a possible name change at IF Brommapojkarna, which was established in 1942, is over. The name remains even if the association normally will be designated as BP.

During the campaign, ”The future is equal,” BP's long-term efforts for gender equality association, the women's team to wear red shirts with Brommagirls written on the back.

– Many names that are used in football clearly shows that the man is seen as the norm. This we must change now. We can no longer accept the fact that we term things differently depending on what gender you are, " says Stefan Bärlin, hållbarhetsansvarig in the club, in a press release.

to celebrate the association's female player.

– Destructive manlighetsnormer in the sport must stop, lönegap shall not exist based on gender, sponsorpengar should be balanced between women's and men's and we need to discuss who had power over the sport through the years and why? We hope that we can inspire even more sports clubs to take action on the issues, " says Stefan Bärlin.

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