Book review: Of Boys and Men
Important gender inequalities run in both directions
When, back in 2015, the Conservative MP Philip Davies proposed a Commons debate for International Men’s Day, the Labour MP Jess Phillips laughed in his face.
“Men are celebrated, elevated and awarded every day of the week on every day of the year. Being a man is its own reward. You hit the jackpot when you are born a boy child,” she wrote in a follow-up …