Posted by in News on February 25, 2015

Young children must be protected from ingrained gender stereotypes

Gender stereotypes: That young people might be deeply influenced by the gender stereotypes thrust upon them should give us all pause. How often do we heedlessly shower little girls with platitudes about prettiness and looks, or comment on how “big and strong” their brothers are growing? We hear comments about the sweetness and politeness of daughters, while sons are proudly described as boisterous, instead.

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Source: Guardian

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