One female surgeon reported that their theatre uniform policy is for surgeons to wear blue caps and nurses to wear pink.
“The only female caps available were in pink and after repeated requests to managers and requisition staff for female blue surgeon caps, I was laughed at and told I shouldn’t care about it,” she said.
Well, yes, perhaps shouldn’t have been. That interaction between a Stalinist state monopoly and the changes inherent in the modern world never will work well.
But it’s hardly crushing oppression, is it?
The women who responded said they (…) were judged on their looks,
Terrible. Humans do that you know. Ever met any?