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Gender Alert - BBC Children's TV and the Radio Times

Posted by Eileen Browne on Monday, June 2, 2014,

Only one in fifty listed BBC TV children's programmes has a female main character.

The Radio Times - 31 May-6 June 2014 is inviting you to Vote for your favourite BBC children's TV character ever from fifty listed programmes, 1950-2013. But only one show, (Sarah and Duck, 2013), has a female main character. Forty-four have male, or mostly male characters; (the remaining five have roughly the same number of females and males).

Even in the most recent category, the '2000s', of eleven pr...

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Would you like to blog about something?

Posted by Beth Cox on Thursday, April 11, 2013,
Unfortunately, we don't have enough hours in the day to blog about all the things we'd like, but we've added this section because we thought it might be nice to have a range of people writing or blogging about subjects that interest them. 

If you're interested in diversity, accessibility, inclusion and equality in children's books, and you would like to write something for our website, please get in touch.

Your submission could take the form of a casual blog, or a more formal article, but we'd ...

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