gender stereotyping

Working at Sports Direct

A sixth form student who works at Sports Direct reflects on her concerns about gendered tasks where she works in light of the news around its troubling working conditions for some employees...

On mothers-in-law

I came to the prospect of having a mother-in-law with some trepidation. At a point in my life when I was bruised and weary, I expected my then-boyfriend's mother to disapprove of me on sight. When that didn't happen, I waited for it to occur. By the time I realised we were going to be okay, we had become family. ...

Solidarity?

Laura argues that an intersectional approach to activism and respect for other women are essential to solidarity in the face of government attacks on women ...

Girls and boys think beyond their toys

Last December, Dr Laura Nelson successfully campaigned for Hamleys toyshop to remove its gender-specific signs. This year she teamed up with a teacher to set up a novel gender stereotype-busting programme, and reports on the progress so far. ...