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The Glass Ceiling Created by Conventional Gender Stereotypes

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Mostly on my 6th birthday, wearing a princess dress at the arcade and playing car racing.

I’ve been seeing this particular mindset repeated over and over in new commercials, ads, initiatives that are targeting kids, repeating the same mistakes, but I think people genuinely have no idea about the impact those mistakes have on the generations growing up. What are those mistakes? The repetitive conventional gender stereotypes; the boy can be anything and talk his mind and for that be portrayed as smart, the girl being the princess who cares about her beauty and looks, and how silence is golden with girls.

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