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Video: 'Pink Girly Toys Don't Deter Women From Engineering'

Joseph Sparks

16th February 2017

Do toys shape a child’s gender identity? A recent article on the BBC Website warned parents about the dangers of buying pink, gender-stereotyped toys for girls, as this could deter them from a career in typically male-dominated fields, e.g. engineering.

However, a number of women who work in the field of engineering disagree with the BBC, which has now published a short video telling their story. To watch the video, click here.

'Pink Girly Toys Don't Deter Women From Engineering'

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Joseph Sparks

Joseph is a Subject Advisor for Psychology at tutor2u. He is an experienced Psychology & Music Teacher, Writer, Examiner and Presenter. He is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education and is passionate about the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

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