School Considers Removing 200 ‘Sexist’ Books From Library

School Considers Removing 200 ‘Sexist’ Books From Library

Book Culture

Purging libraries of books considered harmful to children isn’t anything new. It can be for violent content, sexual themes or even due to being written by a controversial author. One group in Barcelona is considering purging books for another big reason: sexism. The Guardian reported that the Associació Espai i Lleure has reviewed close to 600 books in The Taber School in Barcelona as part of their Library and Gender project, which aims to highlight the hidden sexist content found in most children’s books. The group found that around 200 of the books at the school’s library contained hidden sexist …