Skip to comments.Parents who dress their daughters in pink are holding back the economy, says minister (UK)
Posted on 02/05/2014 4:32:45 PM PST by Olog-hai
Parents who dress their daughters in pink and force them to play with dolls are holding back the economy, a Government minister has said.
Jenny Willott, the Consumer Affairs minister, said that women were being forced into professions that paid less well because of gender stereotyping when they were young children.
Girls were often guided into low paying occupations like nursing because of the types of toys they were given to play with. This led to an over-representation of women among nursesand of men among engineers and physicists.
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Everyone knows that pink is only for boys who think that they are girls in boys bodies and NFL players. Hrumpf! Hrumpf!
*sigh* Britain needs Francis Urquhart. Now more than ever.
Also, pink is not necessarily a feminine color. I never understood where that notion came from.
This person must not be a parent. You don’t “force” girls to play with dolls and dress like princesses - that’s what they want to do.
This is hateful toward color-blind transvestites.
Pretty soon the only politically correct sexual orientation will be lesbian or gay. I used to ask my Socialist sister if she subscribed to the Voluntary Human Extinction Program. She never understood.
And boys turn everything into gun.
It isn’t. I already mentioned the Band 5 pay grade for graduate nurses going into the NHS, the range being $35,000$46,000 (higher in London IIRC).
She has two kids. But she’s a hardcore LibDem.
You know what? I’ll just for kicks grant everything she says. But in the end, our poor economically suppressed daughters will be lovely, faithful, happy women, and our emotionally repressed sons will be virtuous, strong, dutiful men.
I don’t know what the other side will wind up with.
In the last twenty years or more, there have been a number of books thoroughly disproving this hackneyed fem-Nazi lie. "Brain Sex" by Jessel and Moir, and "Adam's Rib" by Robert Poole are two books on the subject. Sorry fem-Nazis, the sexes are different.
In Great Britain, it looks like they live in Obama World too.
Oh, God, I would hate to be her child.
What about parents who dress their daughters in burkahs?
I have three very young granddaughters, all four and under. While I’m trying to get them interested in sports, they love to play with dolls, doll houses, and other girl-oriented toys. If I don’t get out the toy doll house and toy oven, they get real perturbed.
Judging by the comments slamming the idiot writer, it seems most Brits think it's a load of codswallop just like we do.
They may very well play sports when they are older. I saw plenty of girly girls who also loved their soccer, or whatever.
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