Weights and Measures

sexisminschool

Hello I am an anonymous writer of the age of 10 and I am writing about sexism in my school, this is one of my many blogs that I am going to do under this title.

This is my first “story” of sexism, so here it goes!

A couple of weeks ago I got a letter home and it said “your child/children are going to be weighed and measured if you do not want your child/children weighed and measured return this slip at the bottom”. So my mum took one look at it and gave me the slip to take back because she said, if she thought that if I was underweight or overweight she would weigh me herself!

A  couple of weeks after that, our teacher announced that it was going to happen today. When it was all over, I went over to my friends and they were all…

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