Schools

Girls, it's stupid to worry about seeming 'clever'

The horror of being branded a “slut” or, conversely, “frigid” is a near-constant concern for schoolgirls today. A fear of being labelled uncool, fat, ugly or gay is just as acute. Now there is another term to add to this lexicon of smears to inspire dread and shame in girls across the nation: clever.

More headlines