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Saturday, February 11, 2006

Remember Blair's "education system should produce the kind of people the economy needs"?

Let us agree that a woman should not be not employed for any particular job on the grounds of being a woman, with some possible exceptions where a bloke would just be better (like night warden in a women's hostel would be better done by a woman). But this is just sinister.
They propose a European Pact for Gender Equality and argue: "Policies to promote women's employment ... are crucial for the maintenance of a competitive and prosperous Europe."
Nothing like a people-centred policy.