This British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero

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Liv Jones didn’t wake up one morning and decide that she was going to be the face of teenage feminism. 

But with one tweet, the shy 14-year-old found herself at the forefront of an online social media movement.

It began when Liv’s school decided that its newly built classrooms would be named after inspiring historical figures. Each department put forward potential names. Upon hearing discussions of those names and talking to teachers and pupils, Liv was disappointed to find that not many of the figures being suggested were female. In some instances, departments initially put forward all male lists.  Read more…

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