As OH flicked through the TV channels earlier, stopping briefly on politics, I heard something that caught my attention.
Apparently, a woman involved in a car crash is much more likely to be seriously injured than a man involved in an accident (47% more likely, it seems, and 17% more likely to die), and this could well be due to the fact that most test dummies are based on male statistics!
I've just Googed this, and found an article in the Guardian that mentions not only this, but many other ways in which women are disadvantaged by what seems to be male-biased design.
This is a link to the article:
As I was looking specifically for the part on cars, I have only quickly skimmed over the rest, but I think it is well-worth a look, and certainly raises a lot of questions!
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