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International Day of the Girl is a movement ...to speak out against gender bias and advocate for girls' rights everywhere
Young women are being put off sport by fears that training will make them unattractive.
We are absolutely delighted to have won the Mumsnet Award for Promoting Body Confidence in Children at the first Body Confidence Awards last night at the Houses of Parliament.
Campaigners in the US have launched a new attack on retailers who persist in stereotyping and limiting girls' toys to such an extent that it's becoming plainly ridiculous!
As Lego's attempt to woo girls is launched across the UK, there's been a backlash both here and in the US voicing widespread disappointment at the stereotyping, prettification and dumbing down of this (once) much loved children's toy.
"This campaign is way overdue. Pink does stink – it has the reek of Sugababe, Spice Girl and all things nice. It is the colour of the glass ceiling that traps young girls’ aspirations in a perfect pink bubble – pretty, pleasant and politely imprisoning."
Ros Wynne-Jones, Journalist and Author