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In a world designed for men, it’s women who lose

The gender data gap is damaging women's lives

By Sian Norris   May 2019
Caroline Criado Perez discovers that even crash test dummies have a male bias © Christoph Soeder/DPA/PA Images

Caroline Criado Perez discovers that even crash test dummies have a male bias © Christoph Soeder/DPA/PA Images

Feminist activist Caroline Criado Perez, who first came to public attention by campaigning for a woman to appear on the £10 note, has written a call to arms exposing the gender data gap—the way that women are ignored or downplayed by researchers in a whole range of fields. Criado Perez writes that for too long, “the…

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