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GENDER STEREOTYPES ARE LIMITING CHILDREN’S POTENTIAL AND CAUSING LIFELONG HARM

2021-02-25T13:36:58+01:00February 25, 2021|News|

Harmful gender stereotypes are significantly limiting children’s potential, warns a landmark report from the Commission on Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood. The Commission was established by leading gender equality campaigning charity, the Fawcett Society, and calls for changes in education, parenting and the commercial sector. Read the full article here (The Fawcett Society)

Gender-based violence during lockdown

2021-01-28T17:45:16+01:00January 28, 2021|News|

We do not yet have comparable EU-wide data but some countries have already provided initial figures showing a spike in domestic violence during lockdown. For example, France saw a 32 % jump in domestic violence reports in just over a week. Lithuania observed 20 % more domestic violence reports over a three-week lockdown period than over the same period in 2019. Read the full article here (EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR GENDER EQUALITY)

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