The UK’s new passport celebrates creativity but only features 2 women
LONDON — The UK government launched a brand new passport Tuesday, which the Home Office says is the most secure ever.
It’s also been designed to celebrate the creativity of Great Britain and Northern Ireland over the past 500 years, but some have branded the design sexist, pointing out the dominance of men among its new pages. Seven men are represented over just two women.
William Shakespeare, painter John Constable, inventor Charles Babbage, architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, John Harrison, creator of the marine timekepeer, and modern day architects and artists Anish Kapoor and Antony Gormley are the men featured. Read more…
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