Everywhere I look, there’s a headline suggesting that too many girls gaining top marks is a problem to be solved by examination reform. There seems to be a belief that girls have overstepped the mark and need reining in
“The sorts of masculine behaviour required for stalking, pursuing and killing wild animals are very different from the feminine virtues.”
Women and girls have always been asked to see men and boys as both more fragile and more powerful. It's time we stopped.
A new book charts the many subtle ways boys and girls are treated differently.
You have nothing to lose but your pockets!