University of Oxford 'sexist' alumni invite criticised

University of Oxford 'sexist' alumni invite criticised
 

An Oxford University department which sent out invitations encouraging alumni to bring "partners and wives" has been accused of sexism.
Former Department of Materials student Dr Anna Ploszajski received the reunion invite and tweeted it using the widespread #everydaysexism hashtag.
She wrote: "In which universe is it acceptable to say 'partners and wives are very welcome' on an invitation?"
A spokesperson said the university was "committed to gender equality".
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31 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 53
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