Be Cleopatra not a Kardashian, girls advised
Young women should model themselves on Shakespeare's heroines instead of reality stars like Kim Kardashian West, says a leading head teacher.
Jane Lunnon, head of Wimbledon High School, wants girls to focus on characters like Cleopatra, "who wield power and influence in a man's world".
She has launched a project to encourage pupils to imagine Shakespeare's heroines in contemporary surroundings.
"Cleopatra shows that you can be both flawed and brilliant," said Mrs Lunnon.
'Concerning' The project stemmed from a poll of pupils at the girls' school in south-west London... read more
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