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Challenging Gender Inequality at home

Lauren Castle and Jemma Rimmer, University of Exeter
discussing challenging gender inequality at home

SPEAKERS: Lauren Castle and Jemma Rimmer, University of Exeter

Materials written by Dr Emma Jeanes, University of Exeter, with contributions from Lauren Castle


Douglas, S. Michaels, M. The Mommy Myth: The idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined all women. London: Free Press;2005.

United Nations (2010) call to end FGM, published by the World Health Organization.

The Office of National Statistics statistics on domestic violence

Raewyn Connell on masculinities

Further sources

Age of gender awareness

United Nations Female genital mutilation (FGM) frequently asked questions

A YouTube video on Forced v arranged marriage

UK Home Office statistics on Forced Marriage 2017

An article in The Conversation on gender inequality in housework

A blogpost in LSE business review on gender inequality at home and at work

A blogpost on women who quit their careers

Toxic masculinity

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