News briefing: Girls struggle to be “brainy and feminine”, says union chief
Wednesday 30 March 2016 3:51 PM
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Girls are put under pressure to be attractive, stay quiet and not answer too many questions, according to the chief of the ATL teachers' union. Mary Bousted worries that sexist bullying is not discussed enough in schools, and wants girls to be taught how to “speak up” more in the classroom.
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