Author: Georgia Purcell

Georgia is a first year English Literature student at Newcastle University. In her free time you can find her searching charity shops for second hand books she promises she’ll read one day.
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‘Get Back in the Kitchen’: Can Women Ever Achieve Equality in Commercial Kitchens?

From an age when we can barely stand on our own feet, all of us are directed down a certain way of life according to socially assigned gender roles — a template set by the generations of working men and housewives that came before us. Young girls were presented with tiny kitchen sets, whilst boys were faced with hammers and saws in the not-so-distant past, with no space for either gender to experiment with their identities.