Use gender-neutral language whenever the sex of the person being referred to is not made explicit.  

Thus we use spokesperson, not spokesman, firefighter, not fireman, police officer, not policeman, and actor for both sexes (not actor and actress).

Any new physicist coming to CERN will face a range of challenges. They will have to find accommodation and settle into a new routine...

Avoid the term "manpower". "People power" is preferable.

Never use "he/she" or worse, "(s)he"


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