The Pocket Money Pay Gap

Every year Halifax surveys thousands of children, and their parents, about everything to do with their pocket money. A seemingly tiny issue, they have found it to be deeply interwoven with broader economic and social trends. The average amount of pocket money a child...

Memories of Girlhood: Girls can be menaces, too

“Come on, let’s go to the shop,” my Nan calls, “Put a coat on, you’ll catch a cold.” Eight years old, I refused to put a coat on. Dennis the Menace didn’t wear a coat. Dennis the Menace wore a striped top. Thirteen years later, still wearing striped...

A Girl in Ice Age Alaska

Life during the last Ice Age was hard. Can you imagine being a child growing up 12,000 years ago in frigid Alaska? The world was very different way back then, so I wondered what girls’ lives were like. Being born into the freezing Ice Ace climate was no easy...

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