Feminist and founder of The Astell Project for gender equality in schooling
Triona Kennedy is a feminist and the founder of The Astell Project for gender equality in schooling. She brings her experiences as a barrister and educator to the campaign which calls for a joined-up approach to promoting gender equality and preventing discrimination, harassment and violence against women and girls. The Project aims to raise awareness of the ways in which gender stereotyping in policymaking, the curriculum and teaching practices mean that girls' social needs are overlooked. It recommends specific policy interventions to enable the government to comply with the Equality Duty and create a less hostile environment for women and girls. Key recommendations include providing all girls and boys with the space and support to analyze the gender issues that determine their life choices.
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