Invisible Women

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Caroline Criado Perez
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5,37 MB
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Invisible Women.pdf
ISBN
3265694587428

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*THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin MoranImagine a world where...·Your phone is too big for your hand·Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body·In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured.If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman.From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, and the media. Invisible Women reveals how in a world built for and by men we are systematically ignoring half of the population, often with disastrous consequences. Caroline Criado Perez brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies, stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten, and the profound impact this has on us all.Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives.'A book that changes the way you see the world' Sunday Times'Revelatory, frightening, hopeful' Jeanette Winterson **Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2019** **Winner of the Readers' Choice Books Are My Bag Award 2019** **Winner of the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2019 Book of the Year Award 2019** **The Times Current Affairs Book of the Year 2019**

The person that nobody needs to worry about. So they don't.

Invisible Women reveals how in a world built for and by men we are systematically ignoring half of the population, often with disastrous consequences. Invisible Women tells the stories of several murdered sex workers - all of whom are somebody's mother, daughter, wife or sister - whose identities have been erased. Why do we see some lives as less valuable than others, and what price do we all pay for this shocking lack of care? Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Menand millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman.

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