Chivalry: Good manners or sugar-coated sexism? Join our #SexismOrChivalry Twitter Chat

Is a male colleague holding open the conference room door for his female colleague polite … or sexist? How about your partner insisting on driving? A man giving up his seat on the Tube? At a party? In a meeting? This question has prompted a rousing debate among the BritMums team — we want to…

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Twitter chat: Sexism in Schools #BritMumsMeToo

Has your child been the subject of sexism or gender bias at school? Having a name tag in pink or blue, depending on gender can seem harmless enough (or irksome, depending on your point of view). But when little girls start to wear cycle shorts under their skirts because the boys look up, and then…

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Does Cameron’s apology cut it?

Prime Minister David Cameron was on BBC television at the weekend, telling Andrew Marr that he was sorry for the ‘sexist’ comments he made on not one but two occasions.  Some six months after the events, the PM said that he “deeply regrets” causing offence, and that the comments made in the House of Commons…

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