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Female role models to inspire change in society

 Eleanor Marx Aveling (1855-1898) a socialist activist and literary translator. Photograph: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images I very much enjoyed the supplement of best new children’s books (16 June) but how disappointing to see the continuing massive overrepresentation of male protagonists in these stories. While some recommended …

Half of workers think Britain has a ‘class ceiling’

The Conservative MP Justine Greening. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Half of UK workers believe a regional accent and a working class background are barriers to success, according to a new study that revealed working class representation in leadership roles is as low as 17%. The study …