How Darth Vader defends my daughter's right to be a girl
A young girl's enthusiasm for Star Wars is having a positive influence and opening minds.
Blue for a boy and pink for a girl. Is it beige for a gender-neutral baby?
Some parents believe that the way we raise boys and girls with separate expectations is wrong. Can they really avoid stereotyping by keeping their children gender-neutral?
To avoid stereotyping, a Swedish couple are trying to bring up their child without saying whether it is a boy or a girl. Can they succeed? Should they even try?
Boy or girl? You choose...
Libby Purves is horrified by a clinic which helps parents to select the gender of their unborn child
Parenting a transgender child
A personal account: "The day my four-year- old son told me he was a girl".
The power of play
Do your childhood toys dictate your future career? Toys may influence what you believe you can and can't do
Princesses don't have to be passive husband-hunters
Harassment at school
Experiences of students and teachers
Not just a girl
This mother wanted her daughter to know about and look up to inspirational women
Grown up at 12?
Have today's children lost out on precious years of childhood? Children need time to grow up
It is time for girls to "toughen up" on sexual harassment and schools must teach them how
Girls need to be taught how to deal with difficult situations
Facing the issues
Body image, self-esteem, relationships, everyday sexism - these are just some of the issues girls battle with on a daily basis.
What (not) to wear in school
School uniform can cause all sorts of problems, but so can the lack of it. Who should decide what is appropriate ?- and why?
Don't treat young men like sex-crazed monsters
The media would have us believe that boys are all corrupted by porn and aggressive by nature. Ally Fogg says that's not true.
The girl who played boys' football
Personal account: As a 12-year-old girl playing boys' football Niamh McKevitt was unique, and targeted.