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The Most Iconic Female Characters

Literature is filled with examples of female characters, actions, and narratives being overshadowed by their novels’ male characters. Whether this is down to the embarrassingly two-dimensional way that women are often written by men, or due to male characters being written a more diverse, interesting narrative. This nearly always involves a heroically masculine end-of-the day…

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The gender pay gap requires urgent action

International Women’s Day is a time for the world to focus on levelling the so-called playing field for women, though it is not a game for those facing unequal pay, the glass ceiling or glass cliff effect. This year’s #BreakTheBias theme is useful in centering this conversation to the perception of the gender pay gap,…

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