Front page, and centre? Gender. The issue? Not gender.
Young girls are not the possessions of parents or communities to be dressed up in 7th century neurosis.
A lot of people seem to think that “feminism” means “gender equality”. While it can, and has and often does and sometimes doesn’t, contribute to achieving it, that is not what it means.
It may often seem that the public are presented with a choice between either a more interesting but less factual journalistic style, or a more accurate, and objective, but less engrossing scientific style. However, the public currently have access to science communication which comes directly from the scientists themselves, and is just as captivating and engrossing as any media sensationalism.