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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Sexism is alive and well in the classroom

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In response to Laura Perrins: Calling all wimmin. Challenge the bricklaying gender gap!, Busy Mum wrote

A debate took place in my son’s classroom yesterday. Well, hardly a debate; more a session in which to ensure all teens are toeing the line. The preordained consensus was that all women absolutely must have the opportunity to serve on the front line whereas all men should definitely not have the opportunity to become midwives. The argument behind both statements was essentially that women must have what they want. My son ended up sitting on his own because he refused to kowtow to the idea that women should have more freedom to choose their careers than men do. The general opinion – and this was actually stated in class – was that women have a ‘more able mind’ than men.

Sexism is alive and well in the classroom; mothers of the UK, your sons are in grave danger.

As for the teacher who ran the session, I do not know whether to pity or despise him. He will certainly have the opportunity to submit to this woman’s able mind at parents’ evening in a couple of weeks’ time. Let’s hope he can exercise the same level of self-restraint as my son.

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