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An Indonesian sportswear manufacturer has had to apologise a label its merchandise that people deemed to be sexist. The label appeared the shirts one of the country's top football clubs, Super League team Pusamania Borneo. It read: "Washing instructions: Give this shirt a woman. It's her job." The company, Salvo Sports, issued its apology Sunday March 9th, which was unfortunate timing as Sunday just happened to be International Women's Day, an occasion to honour and celebrate women's achievements the world. The company received a flood complaints social media from people who thought the wording the label was highly inappropriate.

The company was quick to offer an apology and said it did not mean to denigrate women. A Salvo Sports spokesperson said Twitter: "The message is simply, instead washing it the wrong way, you might as well give it to a lady because they are more capable." It added: "There is no intention to humiliate women. contrast, we want to tell the men to learn from women how to take care clothes." Many people felt the apology was also sexist. a more positive note women, The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) launched its inaugural AFC Women's Football Day Sunday. This is designed to recognise events that develop and promote the women's game Asia.

 
 

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