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Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to analyze and claiming the civic anatomy that systematically stops all women from advancing — one of these structures is gendered accent and the affectionate ideas built into it.

One activity hoping to change perceptions around everyday, gender-biased accent is the Samsung-backed app created by Plan International Finland, Sheboard. The tool that aims to deliquesce gender-related stereotypes by making us reflect on the accent we use appear girls and women. It spell-checks gender bias and replaces academic words and phrases with allotment autocorrect suggestions.

Gendered accent is attached for both sexes. Girls, though, lose out the most as research found that from as young as six, girls have internalized ancient stereotypes suggesting boys are better suited for fields that crave a assertive type of bookish adequacy such as mathematics and physics.