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malala British press ‘sexism’

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By: Eastern Eye Staff

a study analysing British press coverage of celebrated teen activist malala yousaf- zai found it contains con- siderable sexist and patron- ising views towards wom- en in muslim countries. even when coverage of yousafzai would be thought to be positive, the study of over 140,000 words in The Daily Mail, The Guardian, The Independent, The Sun and The Telegraph, high- lighted how it it often re- duced the youngest ever nobel Peace winner to a passive victim and even that “shot Pakistani girl”. Rosie Walters, a post- graduate researcher at the university of Bristol, who carried out the findings, said:…

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