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Fix the System, Not the Women

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I am in awe of Laura Bates and her ability to perfectly balance facts and her personal experiences, opinions and emotions.

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Bates is scathing about Priti Patel’s support for an app to log women’s movements, on top of managing all the other gear they are advised to carry. She has written for the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman, Red Magazine and Grazia among others. She encourages all women to make one, charting a life in sexism, from the playground to the street to the workplace.She is a regular contributor to the Today Programme, Woman's Hour, Channel 4 News, Newsnight and more, and has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Honours List for services to gender equality.

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In every panel discussion about how to achieve greater equality in the workplace, someone always pipes up to say that women just need more confidence.

The fact that only a quarter of the Cabinet are women might just explain why working mothers lost their jobs at far higher rates than fathers during the Covid-19 pandemic, and new mothers were forced to give birth alone while pubs were allowed to open.

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Fix the System contains plenty of suggestions for reform, including apps that track the movements of men convicted of crimes against women, and banning non-disclosure agreements that gag staff who have experienced maternity discrimination.Combining stories with shocking evidence, Fix the System, Not the Women is a blazing examination of sexual injustice and a rallying cry for reform. An urgent, enlightening and empowering guide to disavowing diet culture and learning to make peace with our bodies, from body confidence and anti-diet advocate, Alex Light.

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