Gender Stereotypes

The pressure on women's appearance in the workplace: research

Does the ‘femme fatale’ myth really affect how women are viewed in the workplace?

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  • Beauty

    The true story of Jessie Knight, Britain’s first professional female tattooist

  • Life

    ‘Harmful’ gender stereotypes will no longer be allowed in ads

  • Piers Morgan's attack on Daniel Craig's baby papoose was pathetic – but it is symptomatic of a world that still polices what it means to be a man.
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    Piers Morgan embodies a culture that still uses ‘masculinity’ to shame men

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  • Life

    Science says women aren’t actually better than men at multitasking. What a relief

    The positive stereotype that women are innately good at juggling a million things at once can sometimes feel like more of a burden.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Careers

    This new study paints an intriguing picture of how we perceive female leaders

    New research highlights the positive ways we view powerful women in business and the workplace.

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    Moya Crockett
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    People

    This is why Blake Lively is embracing “unlikeable” film roles

    The actor says more actresses should go for characters that are less than pleasant.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    This Love Island cliché is having an unexpected impact on our careers

    “No wonder so many young women are put off by that.”

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    Susan Devaney
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  • People

    Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot praises a young fan for “breaking gender stereotypes”

    Let’s all wear Wonder Woman backpacks.

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    Susan Devaney
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  • People

    This is why we need to stop stereotyping Asian women as submissive

    "Let’s not reduce all the fantastic women in an array of settings, at home, at school, at work to a stereotype"

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    Megan Murray
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  • Life

    Why this 12-year-old feminist Girl Scout is our new hero

    When Julianne Speyer encountered everyday sexism, she refused to take it lying down.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Books

    Jojo Moyes explains why she has a problem with the ‘chick lit’ label

    “I want to see covers that are a bit more gender neutral… People don’t want to read something pink and glittery”

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    Moya Crockett
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  • People

    Scarlett Johansson has the best comeback to this stereotypical question

    Will people ever learn?

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    Megan Murray
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  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: All the news you need to know on 19/1/18

    From a survey on children's career aspirations to developments in the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse case.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Books

    The new Little Miss is the playground feminist muse we've all been waiting for

    Another small step forward for womankind

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    Anna Brech
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  • Life

    This campaign is changing the way images of women are used in media

    And it's already had a huge impact.

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    Hayley Spencer
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  • Life

    This billboard of a “perfect mum” has sparked a major debate

    But it's not what it seems…

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    Hayley Spencer
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  • Life

    People are calling on this shop to stop pushing gender stereotypes

    People are calling on the Early Learning Centre to stop pushing gender stereotypes through their costumes.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    This is why little girls need reminding of their own brilliance

    Girls believe boys are more intelligent from a very young age, according to new research.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Books

    The rabid feminist row: Oxford Dictionaries reviews “sexist” listing

    Next: “nagging” wives and “grating” female voices

    Posted by
    Amy Swales
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  • Life

    Video sees children explain why Santa couldn't be a woman

    “She would get lost in the sky.”

    Posted by
    Harriet Hall
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  • Life

    New Barbie advert features boy playing with doll for the first time

    About time?

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    Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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  • Life

    Toy company fights gender stereotypes in non-sexist catalogue

    Boys push prams and girls ride motorcycles

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    Harriet Hall
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