Saturday, June 24, 2017

Families

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.

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...

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...

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..

My life as a Stay at Home Dad – (Part 2)

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Welcome to Part 2 of our Jel Edwards interview about his life as a Stay at Home Dad. Jel is Dad to  6 year old Myla and 4 year old Ruben and this week he talks about how being a full time parent has affected his marriage and how he sees the future for...

Mums worry about ‘colour-coding’ for their sons

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We hear a lot about how gender stereotyping affects girls but LESS about how gender stereotyping affects boys, and particularly young boys. From the clothes that they wear, to the toys that they play with, boys are told from a young age that 'Pink is for girls' and that certain toys are 'girly'. In...

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.

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.

My life as a Stay at Home Dad (Part 1)

Stay at Home Dad
Jel Edwards is a stay at home Dad in Brighton and has a daughter Myla, 6 and a son, Reuben, 4. He has been a Stay at Home Dad for most of the last 5 years. We talk to him about his life and his experiences. Q1.Tell us a little bit about your decision to be...

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