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Fathers of girls less prone to sexism.

Fathers of girls less prone to sexism.

Fathers are less likely to hold traditional views about gender roles if they raise a girl, research suggests.

This becomes particularly noticeable once girls reach school age, the study, from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), says.

The report finds fathers' likelihood of holding traditional views declined by 8% when their daughters reached primary school age and by 11% by secondary age.

The study concludes that attitudes can be changed by adulthood experiences.

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