Surbiton High School

Sexism: Not Over Yet

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GEORGINA PENNEY 9A

HANDS UP if you’re a feminist. That’s right. Hands up really high in the air so that everyone can see them.

The other day I was chatting with some friends, and the topic of feminism came up. When asked by someone what feminism really is, I said it’s about equal rights for women – and that person told me that women already have equal rights.

Well, we do, surely. We’re allowed to work. We get the same amount of education as men do. We’ve got the vote. We get dished out exactly the same mixture of hardships and blessings as …read more