Evolution vs. feminism
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I was invited as a guest speaker to W-science, a podcast dedicated to women in science, to share my opinion on the role of biological evolution in the formation of traditional gender roles.


The evolutionary arguments are among the most popular ones used against feminist movement. Supporters of biological determinism that include many scientists argue that there are innate caracteristics that impact gender roles and that one shouldn’t go against the nature trying to establish parity. In my discussion with Olga Orlova, the host of W-science, I’m making my contribution to the nature vs. nurture debate by explaining why our knowledge about evolution of sexes is not as straightforward as it might seem.
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