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...

In a Barbie World… Anything is Possible

Mattel’s new Barbie doll advert that landed on UK TV screens recently has already whipped up an intense media storm. Supporters of the advert have praised Mattel (Barbie’s creators) for tackling issues of workplace gender inequality that have been high on the...

Girl Poet: My Visit to “Girls Speak Out”

As a girl living a relatively normal life, I never dreamed that my poem would be selected to be part of the United Nation’s Girls Speak Out. The Day of the Girl Summit aims to spread awareness about gender inequalities and the lasting impressions they make on young...

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