bysarahayoubYesterday I ran my first journalism tutes for 2017. We analysed the news values of articles in the weekend papers. In one major metropolitan newspaper, there was a huge double page spread on WAGs, peppered with photos of gorgeous, glamorous women alongside their famous athlete husbands and boyfriends. Some of these women had achieved things on their own, but mainly they were lauded for being the one behind/beside THAT MAN. In the bottom corner was a little piece on women in sport, with just one small photo of a professional female athlete. It's reasons like this (and of course, a multitude more) that we need #internationalwomensday. The system is failing us everyday. Attitudes are ingrained and procedures support them. Women have made gains but there is much more to fight for. Fail a woman and you fail society. Here's to the sisterhood!
- bysarahayoub#iwd2017 #iwd #women #feminist
- msrachelhillsGreat points re being beside THAT MAN. 👊👯
- ateamlogisticsImpressive content!
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