You'd be surprised just how misrepresented women are in the media, especially in kid's entertainment. With the feminism movement in full swing, you would think that there will be many mainstream entertainment supporting women. However, there is still a glaring misrepresentation of women in entertainment, even ones that we show our kids.
Being a young girl in a society that expects you to fit into a pre-existing concept of gender roles can be challenging. Do you remember when you were little and had the courage of a thousand knights and the bravery of a thousand princesses?
Stereotyped behavior is common among both genders. Stereotypes are caused by a host of factors such as cultural and environmental factors. To eliminate these behaviors and promote gender equality between both genders, parents need to work hard. In this article, we shall discuss the best ways to curtail stereotyped behavior in children.
In a world filled with several gender stereotypes, norms, and biases, it is common to see children grow up adopting gender roles that are rarely fair to their sexes, regardless of which. However, the girls tend to be on the opposing end of this as it affects their independence. Gender roles and gender stereotypes make it challenging to raise independent girls.
Every girl should develop the qualities of being independent to become happy. As a parent, it is important to teach them to believe in themselves and their abilities. It is also important to take note of certain factors that need to be present. Some of them are confidence, emotional intelligence, positivity, and resilience.