Don’t ask me who’s looking after my kids while I’m at work.
Don’t ask if my husband is ‘babysitting’.
Don’t assume I work for someone else.
Don’t harass me at work or bother me in a way that you wouldn’t if I were male.
Don’t call it ‘banter’ or ‘lad culture’ when you know, really, that you’re being a dick.
Don’t say a woman is having a ‘meltdown’ and don’t call her ‘crazy’ if she is justifiably upset.
Don’t ignore the pay gap.
Don’t reduce a women’s worth down to whether you’d shag her, or not.
Don’t shame women for having a sexual history.
Don’t avoid calling out shitty misogynistic behaviour from your male friends because it feels uncomfortable.
Don’t tell women to smile.
Don’t ignore the fact that representation and inclusivity is important.
Don’t ask when International Men’s Day is.
Don’t find it awkward or refuse to engage with talk about periods, contraception, smear tests, birth, abortion and other women’s health issues.
Don’t underestimate the power of listening instead of talking.
Don’t expect women to stop fighting to level the playing field - we deserve the world and more.