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Do boys need their own all boy space? 13 Feb 2009
boys playing football
More girls are joining the Scouts and school football but do boys need their own all boy space?

“Boys will be boys”, it’s often said, but do boys these days get to be quite as boyish as they’d like to be when increasingly, the girls are always around? As more girls join the Scouts and football at school, is the all boy space in danger of dying out altogether and are boys losing something of real value as a result? Three mothers with sons - sports writer Alyson Rudd, journalist Kathryn Fleet and our own Jenni Murray come together to discuss.
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