It’s about time we hold teachers and schools responsible for updating the homework they dole out to young students. It’s 2017, and the assignments should reflect the times, a.k.a. the slow but sure dismantling of the patriarchy. It’s only right.
But Yasmin proved that even when handed an outdated, sexist homework assignment, she could answer correctly for the assignment and for the year that we live in.
Let’s all take a page out of Yasmin’s book, as it seems to be much more updated than the book of worksheets from which her teacher took this dumb assignment.