West Indies committed to achieving gender pay fairness

West Indies committed to achieving gender pay fairness. New Zealand, India, Australia, South Africa, and also England have already taken steps to assure female wage fairness in recent years.

West Indies have vowed to ensure gender pay equity. Recently, countries such as New Zealand, India, Australia, South Africa, and England have taken initiatives to achieve gender pay fairness in cricket.

The West Indies is also looking to do the same. By signing a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Thursday, January 25. The West Indies began taking measures toward equitable remuneration for all of their players, regardless of gender.

CWI and WIPA representatives signed the Memorandum of Understanding

Aiming to achieve parity in international and regional match fees, international captain’s allowances. Moreover, International team prize money, and regional individual prize money for all West Indies cricketers by October 1, 2027.

Dr. Kishore Shallow, President of CWI, stated that the move to provide gender pay equity recognizes the enormous contribution of female cricketers to West Indies cricket.

“Today is a momentous day for West Indies cricket. We are making great headway toward a more inclusive and progressive cricket framework. Overhauling compensation structures and aligning performance grading. “This step reflects our unwavering commitment to gender equality. Recognizes the enormous contributions of female players to West Indies cricket. ” Kishore inform the International Cricket Council (ICC).

“In the previous year, we made significant changes to our travel policy. Ordering that the West Indies Senior Women’s team fly business class on all extended overseas flights. Stay in single rooms for international assignments. This is consistent with the existing policy for West Indies Senior Men’s trips. Today, with the signature of this MOU. We make another critical step toward closing the gender gap in our cricketing community. ” He continued.

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We are proud to embark on this journey towards gender pay equity: CWI CEO Johnny Grave

CWI CEO Johnny Grave also stated that by introducing a better pay structure and female pay fairness. In addition,The board hopes to see more success on the field for the West Indies.

“We are happy to begin this journey toward female pay fairness. The substantial raises for our female players illustrate our commitment to recognizing achievement and encouraging justice in our cricket community. Increased prize money, greater prizes for our best-performing players. Higher match fees for starting XI players are all purposeful steps to emphasize victory. ” Grave added.

While the West Indies men’s team has won two ODI World Cups (1975 and 1979) and two T20 World Cups (2012 and 2016), the women’s team won the T20 World Cup of 2016.

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