‘Sexist’ pink Lego aimed at girls is ‘reinforcing gender divide’ in science

In an article in the Daily Mail in Monday, Mar 11 2013, it stated: ‘Sexist’ pink Lego aimed at girls is ‘reinforcing gender divide’ in science, says Coast’s Professor Alice Roberts. Pink Lego for girls helps reinforce gender attitudes that see boys performing better in science, a BBC television presenter and scientist has claimed. Professor Alice Roberts, the popular presenter on the ‘Coast’ series and ‘Prehistoric Autopsy’, hit out at the sexism that deters women from pursuing the subject…

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