Magazine article New Internationalist

From This Month's Editor

Magazine article New Internationalist

From This Month's Editor

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A magazine about women's rights with a man on the cover? A decade ago, when I did the last New Internationalist on women, I would never have dreamed of such a thing. I believed women's rights were about women, and women needed their own space.

I still believe in women's space, but having seen what some women have gained and what many have lost in the last 10 years, I am firmly convinced that if things are going to change, it will take a revolution in men's lives on the same scale that there has been in women's.

My 16-year-old daughter believes she is just as good as any boy. But my son, who is 13, still has to behave in certain ways in front of his peers to gain their respect. He must tread carefully when he does well at school because it is not the done thing for boys to get good grades, and although his dad does most of the cooking, feels it is not really cool for men to be in the kitchen. …

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