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Earlier today, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the NWSL Players Association (NWSLPA) released a joint investigative report that illustrates, in shocking detail, the systemic failures that allowed rampant sexual misconduct to take place within the league. The NWSLPA called the 14-month investigation the first of its kind in sports, where players had their own representatives in witness interviews, reviewed evidence, developed their own conclusions based on the evidence and formed recommendations.
“We sought the truth, and now, transparency and accountability are necessary for reform,” the union said. “The work will never end. But we hope that our collective healing can begin.”
The full report may be viewed here. Reader discretion is advised.