The first half of the book outlines the issues. This is presented in a beautiful and relaxed manner, with a good mixture of fact and personal reflection, it helpfully points out some interesting facts and offers a great place to start conversation with people. It also helps to reflect on how we might need to offer support/resource/encourage/inspire/empower the young women that we currently engage with. An interesting conversation starter might be this quote, it could be used to talk about young women and politics.
Rwanda, Sweden, and Afghanistan have a higher proportion of MP’s than the UK
The second half of the book looks at practical tips for addressing equal relationships. Again this is packed full of practical examples of ‘how’. This again offer the opportunity to reflect on our own lives both personally and professionally and ask questions about how we are oppressing or oppressed.
If we are to help children and young people to reach their full potential, then we shouldn’t have gender-bound restrictions on what that potential might be.
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