Friday, July 21, 2017

Families

Boys suffer gender based bullying too

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Boys are being subjected to gender based bullying from groups of girls who hide the bullying behind the ‘harmless’ banner of ‘Banter’ according to a new report. Read the Telegraph article here.

What is advertising really saying to your kids?

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Kids are bombarding by advertising from an early age. But what are advertisers really saying to your kids? Click on this video to find out..

Boy wears love heart socks and gets laughed at😞

A mum posted a response on Facebook about another Mum and her child who laughed at her 3 YEAR OLD BOY who was wearing love heart socks. They derided it as 'girly'.  I wonder what are we teaching boys about LOVE if we laugh at them for having HEARTS on their socks. There is actually...

The Disney Princess – look who’s talking

The jaw-dropping success of Disney’s 2013, smash hit ‘Frozen’ and it’s female star Elsa, had us all heralding a new kind of Disney Princess - fearless and powerful in her own right. with an independent spirit and determination to be her true self. This is progress! or so I thought, until a friend of...

Boys will be boys? We discuss gender roles in the classroom…

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If you have teenage children you may be interested to know whether boys and girls are already assuming the gender roles in the classroom which will define their adult years. We decided to ask Elizabeth Fisher a secondary school English teacher in South West England and her colleagues about how boys and girls behave in...

Watch what kids think about the gender pay gap!

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Genderbuzz just loves this video. Watch and see how these kids in Australia and New Zealand react when confronted with the realities of the gender pay gap in their world.

Genderbuzz on House Husbands

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How we talk about men who stay at home and look after children matters. Hear what I have to say about masculinity and fathers who stay home to bring up children.

Men are not from Mars & Women are not from Venus

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Gender stereotypes - sigh. How often have you heard the phrase ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’, to casually explain differences between men and women based on our gender? Pretty often I bet, as these words stormed into the English language back in 1992 when Dr. John Gray published his phenomenally successful...

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