Why the exclusion of women from data matters

Treating men as the 'default human' in economic planning is not only costly for society but the practice can also be deadly for women when applied to things like medical trials. This is a case made by Caroline Criado-Perez in her book: Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. Fred Studemann talks to FT business editor Sarah Gordon about the arguments put forward. Read Sarah's book review here

 

Contributors: Josh Noble, weekend news editor, Fred Studemann, books editor and Sarah Gordon, business editor. Producer: Fiona Symon


 

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