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Approaching gender equality in the classroom

As members of a developed, modern society, we often assume that we are fully conscious of cultural influences on our opinions and behaviour, and enlightened enough to overcome the restrictions of tradition. However, these assumptions are naïve and often mistaken. In light of them, the lingering and frequently unconscious presence of traditional gender stereotypes in […]

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An intersectional International Women’s Day

We opened the week on March 8 with International Women’s Day. A holiday originally founded to support the goals of the international feminist movement towards gender equality, today IWD is largely considered a celebration of success and optimism. However, for many, the observance of International Women’s Day in a University setting creates an opportunity to address […]