- 3 out of 4 girls feel depressed, ashamed, and guilty about themselves
- 48% of young girls want to be as skinny as fashion models; and
- 31% of young girls are starving themselves
- Eight years old is the peak age for girls to have leadership ambitions. At that age, 44% of them want to be leaders, but the number drops as they get older.
This is from a well researched film called Miss Representation, made by a Sundance film maker. Watch the clip and help me think about how we adults can help create a realistic and loving world for our girls and for boys, too.
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