Emma Hadfield

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I did it my way

The word spinster seems woefully out-dated. But, when Emma Hadfield exited a long-term relationship, she found some people still can't come to terms with women who choose to stay single and child-free ...
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The Mechanics of Femininity

When her car breaks down, Emma Hadfield discovers that mechanics and salesmen still cling to misogynist stereotypes of women as bad drivers who are clueless about what goes on under the hood ...
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Gifts for Her

It's not only children's gifts that are a problem at Christmas. As Emma Hadfield explains, the options presented as 'gifts for him' and 'gifts for her' are laughably old-fashioned, enforcing traditional roles for women and men. Can't we have gift ideas aimed at individuals with different interests rather two-dimensional stereotypes? ...