The need to control and emphasise the way women look and behave is having a serious impact on girls’ participation in sport, argues Sally Parkin
Guest Blogger // 28 March 2017
Two boys interview girls at mixed Sixth Forms and are surprised to find out how affected they are by attractiveness ratings
KS5 PolSoc // 7 June 2016
A teenage boy worries about the pressures to be 'manly' and the impact that has as boys grow up
KS5 PolSoc // 5 June 2016
Two A Level students talk about their concerns; one focuses on the need to be attractive, while the other calls for girls to stop criticising each other
KS5 PolSoc // 3 June 2016
Our guest blogger for May, Molly Arthurs, is frustrated by the ways in which women and non-binary people are treated when exercising their rights and making choices
Molly Arthurs // 28 May 2016
Elin Weiss couldn't believe how sexist textbooks teach girls to diet and boys to hate fashion
Guest Blogger // 19 April 2016
Melanie Xulu argues that the sexism young people face in schools is 'invisible'.
Guest Blogger // 1 June 2015
Katharine S. compares attitudes to feminism at her new high school in Kansas with those of her former classmates in London
Guest Blogger // 2 December 2013
Kate Ledger recently came across a particularly disturbing form of sexist behaviour in the classroom that reflects worrying attitudes towards girls and sex in our schools. Here she outlines the problem and how she and her colleagues have responded
Guest Blogger // 16 June 2013
Last month the Government announced the proposals for reform of the National Curriculum, one of which is NOT making Personal, Social Health and Economic (PSHE) education statutory in primary or...
Ania Ostrowska // 28 April 2013
Laura argues that it's the sexism rather than the sex we should be worried about when it comes to young people "sexting"
Laura // 12 December 2012
Girls for Gender Equity, a not-for-profit organisation based in New York City, work to empower youth, fight sexual harassment and address gender violence. Sara Clarke reviews their guide for young people - and those working with them - on exactly what is sexual harassment, and what needs to be done about it
Sara Clarke // 27 December 2011