No More Boys & Girls
documentary / 9.00pm / BBC2
‘i think men are better at being in charge,’ says seven-year-old Tiffany. Riley, also seven, agrees. ‘Men are more successful because they can have more harder jobs and they can earn more.’ In this fascinating two-part experiment Dr Javid Abdelmoneim is asking why a class of primary school children have such deeply ingrained views on gender. Scans show their brains are the same, yet they see themselves as miles apart. A completely engaging and thought-provoking watch.
Dr Javid asks whether our kids can go gender-free