Invisible Women

Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Ranked #14 in Feminism, Ranked #15 in International Businesssee more rankings.

Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accident you are 47% more likely to be seriously injured, where every week the countless hours of work you do are not recognised or valued. If any of this sounds familiar, chances are that you're a woman.

Invisible Women shows us how, in a world largely built for and by men, we are systematically ignoring half the population. It exposes the gender data gap – a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against...

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Nigel Shadbolt Invisible Women is an exposé of just how much of the world around us is designed around the default male. Deploying a huge range of data and examples, Caroline Criado Perez, who is a writer, broadcaster and award winning campaigner, presents on overwhelming case for change. Every page is full of facts and data that support her fundamental contention that in a world built for and by men, gender data gaps, biases and blind spots are ubiquitous … The book, with all its passion and energy, is not about blame or conspiracy. It is a relentless and compelling appeal to examine the facts, to learn... (Source)

Konnie Huq @FenTiger697 @WokingAmnesty @CCriadoPerez @Hatchards @radioleary Brilliant book by the brilliant @CCriadoPerez 😍 (Source)

Feminist Next Door @Rockmedia Awesome book (Source)

Janet Schijns @cindygallop @tom_peters @Tiffani_Bova @wef @sbuscemi @AlexOsterwalder @pipms @bonniestjohn @richardwedelman @CCriadoPerez great book! (Source)

Kate Jenkins Truly a brilliant book -"Invisible Women" by @CCriadoPerez - a must read for everyone in business, government and just a fabulous read for everyone else on 🌏. Congratulations from 🇦🇺! (Source)

Robert Went Exposé of data gender bias wins FT/McKinsey book prize. ‘Invisible Women’ is ‘compelling’ tale of dangers of male default in policymaking — Congrats @CCriadoPerez with the prize for one of my favorite books this year! (Source)

Sadiq Khan The new book by @CCriadoPerez - "Invisible Women" - reveals the gender data gap that affects all aspect of women’s lives. Great to welcome Caroline to City Hall today to hear about the book, her campaigns and what we can all do to ensure all Londoners are counted and visible. (Source)

Rachel Riley Podcast alert! 🎧📱 Recorded just before I listened to @CCriadoPerez’s brilliant book which every man/woman/feminist/woman-hater/everyone should get/read! Full on with facts, no bull, should come with a warning: will probably change your mindset, wherever your starting point. (Source)

Caitlin Moran @CCriadoPerez mate, I bow in admiration. it's an AMAZING, game-changing book. (Source)

Nicola Sturgeon Great to meet the inspirational @CCriadoPerez this morning. I know the FM Advisory Council on Women and Girls are looking forward to hearing her speak about her groundbreaking book #InvisibleWomen (Source)

Asher Wolf Tell me your best thing today. Mine was an amazing book and greeting card arrived in the post from the wonderful @MmeEmmeline (Source)

Adam Wagner @CCriadoPerez @MumsnetTowers I love this - the book, Poppy, the mug - it's so well composed! (Source)

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