‘Misogyny lessons’ have no place in primary schools

London mayor Sadiq Khan’s ‘Have A Word’ campaign could do lasting damage to small children, argues Gareth Sturdy in Spiked.

“…The most pernicious aspect of the campaign, however, is that it will affect how young boys think of themselves. It is telling them to regard themselves as having a crazed predator within. It is telling them they’re a kind of Jekyll and Hyde beast, who appears normal but is actually victimising girls without even being aware of it.

This message is unhinged. Does Khan really think blaming misogyny on innocent boys, barely capable of tying their own shoelaces, is acceptable?”

Read the full article on Spiked.