Iran’s women truckers
Women in Iran can be arrested for dancing or riding a bike – but there is some evidence that public life is starting to change as many wage a quiet battle for equality in the clothes they wear and the jobs they do. One of them is Bita Bagheri, a working mother who has forged…
Cambridge student: ‘It’s 2017, a black woman can rightfully occupy a space at an elite university’
Courtney Boateng was one of just 38 black British students accepted to Cambridge in 2015. She talks about the trolling she experienced after posting a YouTube video encouraging others like her to apply to Oxbridge.
Clampdown on gender stereotypes in adverts
Pink pens just “for her”, mums who make the gravy and do the washing-up before being told to be “beach body ready”. We’ve all seen the ads. Now the Advertising Standards Authority is cracking down on gender stereotypes, including ones which show men failing to carry out simple household tasks.