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Female football player pressured after non-consensual kiss

1 Sep 2023


Political trend

Rights at stake and state’s obligations

The actor of the backlash

The Spanish Football Federation pressured Spanish football player Jenni Hermoso to back Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales after he kissed her without her consent, and when she denied the kiss was consensual, the federation threatened her with legal actions.

See : Human Rights Watch