Invisible Women

By Caroline Criado Perez

Keeping up with the gender data gap (and whatever else takes my fancy). Like the Kardashians, but with more feminist rage. Plus, toilet queue of the week.

Keeping up with the gender data gap (and whatever else takes my fancy). Like the Kardashians, but with more feminist rage. Plus, toilet queue of the week.

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#107・

Invisible Women: adding insult to toilet queues

‘cells differ according to sex irrespective of their history of exposure to sex hormones’

 
#106・

Invisible Women: sexist heatwaves

what happens when women's data gets used against us?

 
#105・

Invisible Women: Default Female Space Dogs

women on liver transplant waiting lists "have experienced [a] 15% lower transplant rate and significantly higher waitlist mortality compared to males

 
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#104・

Happy Bonus Friday!

PS: have a bonus Poppy pic just for you ❤️

 
#103・

Invisible Women: women's bodies are not a resource for you to exploit

This week: women are not baby machines; women CAN be doctors; and transparency for car safety testing!

 
#102・

Invisible Women: Roe v Wade

in countries with severe restrictions on abortion, the average abortion rate increased by around 12 percent

 
#101・

Invisible Women: our unreasonably woman-shaped faces

none of the 17 largest UK medical research funders (each with budgets larger than £5 million annually), or any of the UK’s major regulators (such as The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), has policies in place to ensure that sex and gender …

 
#100・

Invisible Women - MY PODCAST IS LIVE!!!

AND YOU CAN LISTEN TO IT HERE (OR HERE! OR HERE! OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS!) Argh! I really hope you like it!

 
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#99・

Invisible Women - how to access your special GFP Tortoise membership offer

Bonus poppy just for you for being the ultimate GFPs 😍

 
#98・

Invisible Women: literally anything other than women

From this month Nature journals will ask authors to note in the title and/or abstract if findings apply to only one sex or gender 😍

 
#97・

Invisible Women: female medics insisting on having female hands

women are less than half as likely to receive tranexamic acid as men "regardless of their risk of death from bleeding (BATT score) or the severity of their injuries."

 
#96・

Invisible Women: because of course, women don't drive

Women are nearly twice as likely as men to become trapped following a car crash

 
#95・

Invisible Women: a uterus stuck into a male pelvis

Legally, most women did not exist as persons

 
#94・

Invisible Women: where have I seen that before? 🤔

women with asthma are twice as likely as men with asthma to die from an asthma attack

 
#93・

Invisible Women: the two sexes, unisex and female

there is a national institute within the NIH for every organ system except for the female reproductive tract.

 
#92・

Invisible Women: default female t-shirts

An analysis of 630 billion words published online suggests that people tend to think of men when using gender-neutral terms

 
#91・

Invisible Women: a default male stew

"There was a clear bias for participants in all three age groups to perceive illusory faces as male rather than female"

 
#90・

Invisible Women: The Hermunculus

the precise location of the female genital representation field in the primary somatosensory cortex is still a matter of contention

 
#89・

Invisible Women: "Boys don’t want to read books about women"

77% of schools only teach one or no whole texts by female writers, with 44% teaching none at all

 
#88・

Invisible Women: celebrating men

Irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, was more common among participants with PCOS (5.6%) than participants without PCOS (3.7%).