Article: Parents want their kids to grow up free of ‘sissy boy’ and ‘bossy girl’ labels

June 19, 2017by Jane Gilmore

“Most of the parents surveyed for the Our Watch report were at least 25 years old, and they grew up in a world where gender equality was talked about, but rarely demonstrated. Their kids were born into a country where all the power groups – government, business, the justice system, music, movies and the arts – are still dominated by men. Men are still earn around twice as much as women and violence is almost always committed by men. The source and cause of this can be traced back to the lessons learned in childhood.”

Read the full article on the Sydney Morning Herald.

© Jane Gilmore 2014