Boys or pupils?

If you want to understand just how misleading the reporting in the Guardian is look at the two headlines below. The first was taken from the Times and the second from the Guardian. The reports concern the spate of kidnappings and attacks on schools by the terrorist organisation Boko Haram. Historically there has been a… Continue reading Boys or pupils?

Female Privilege: Unpacking the Visible Handbag – Percy McIntosh

Warning – unlike Peggy McIntosh’s ‘White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack’, this contains real data and you may find that distressing. The popular narrative is that men have it easy and that most societal biases favour the male sex. You can find this pervasive world view reproduced in numerous media outlets; the BBC website, The… Continue reading Female Privilege: Unpacking the Visible Handbag – Percy McIntosh