Gender stereotypes

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

First TV adverts banned over gender stereotyping rules

First TV adverts banned over gender stereotyping rules

Adverts showing men as "incapable of caring for children" and women in "passive" roles have been banned under new advertising rules.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Alexa devices reinforce gender stereotypes, says UN report

Alexa devices reinforce gender stereotypes, says UN report

Alexa devices reinforce gender stereotypes, says UN report

Virtual assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant reinforce gender stereotypes, including that women are "subservient", according to a UN report.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Almost half of adults experience ‘gender stereotyping’ as children

Almost half of adults experience ‘gender stereotyping’ as children

Almost half of adults experience ‘gender stereotyping’ as children

Almost half of adults have said that they experienced gender stereotyping when they were children, according to a survey.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

The eggs come in either pink and blue packaging and have different toys

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Asda slammed for 'sexist' boys top featuring definition of 'boy'

Asda slammed for 'sexist' boys top: 'It could impact kids' mental health'

Asda slammed for 'sexist' boys top: 'It could impact kids' mental health'

Top suggests boys should dig up dirt and be loud

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

'Gender apartheid' - Tesco accused of sexist shopping trolleys

'Gender apartheid' - Tesco accused of sexist shopping trolleys

'Gender apartheid' - Tesco accused of sexist shopping trolleys

The shopping trolleys feature images of women and children on safety instructions but not men

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Funny video reverses gender roles to show everyday sexual harassment

Funny video reverses gender roles to show everyday sexual harassment

The video shows women sexually harassing men in the way you might expect men to harass women

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Feminists criticise Argentinian football team for sacking cheerleaders

Feminists criticise Argentinian football team Boca Juniors for sacking their cheerleaders

Feminists criticise Argentinian football team for sacking cheerleaders

Football team Boca Juniors has claimed that the cheerleader group 'reify women'

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Alt-right criticises Google for sacking employee over gender stereotypes

Steve Bannon's Breitbart leads alt-right attack on Google for sacking employee over sexist email

Breitbart leads alt-right attack on Google for sexist email sacking

James Damore sent a document to other Google employees which claimed 'women, on average, have more neuroticism'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

'Blanket ban on representation in adverts is too far, but gender roles need to be balanced', says campaigner

Sexist advert debate: Campaigner says blanket ban is excessive

Sexist advert debate: Campaigner says blanket ban is excessive

The Advertising Standards Authority has said it will ban adverts that are sexist by showing gender stereotype roles

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

'Children can pick up on parents who endorse gender stereotypes even at a very low level', says professor

Parents' stereotypes are reinforcing male dominance, says study author

Parents' stereotypes are reinforcing male dominance, says study author

Girls as young as six believe that brilliance is a male trait, according to a gender study by researchers at New York University