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Thursday, November 17, 2005

Tube Tips for Women Leaflet Pulled for being Sexist

Ken pulls sexist Tube Tips for Women leafletKen pulls patronising Tube Tips leaflet

This has made my day!

Many thanks to Londonist for spotting a small feature in today's Guardian saying that Sheriff Ken has pulled the ridiculous Tube Tips for Women leaflet. I originally saw the poster for the leaflet a month ago on October 17th and it's almost too easy a target to ridicule with statements such as making sure London Underground trains did not rock us ladies to sleep and to eat breakfast to ensure that we do not faint, as we have such delicate constitutions.

The Guardian said: "Lady Hamwee, who raised the issue, said: "Transport for London should produce information campaigns and action that don't use outdated stereotypes."

Hoorah for Lady Hamwee!

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