Postscript;Letter

27th August 1999 at 01:00
YOUR correspondent David Ellis claims menstruation affects girls' exam performance (TES, August 20). Menstruation is a normal function of a healthy female body - it does not impair women's academic, or indeed any other, capability. To suggest so is dangerous and immediately places women at a disadvantage.

Sue Johnson, History Tutor, University College, Worcester

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