Old Wives' Tales

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New Statesman: Oprah Winfrey and Carrie Gracie can help turn outrage at gender inequality into wider change

Though both have the power to speak out, their messages are about acheving equality for all women.

New Statesman: Forget the battle of the statues – we can look up to more than one woman in 2017

Team Fawcett and Team Pankhurst are supposedly vying for a statue outside Parliament.

New Statesman: Despite his “strong female leads”, Joss Whedon’s feminism was never about real women

Many men in TV and film praised for their powerful women are still writing with the male gaze.

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