Saturday, June 18, 2011

Looks aren't everything

With so many of our young girls being bombarded with images of what the ideal woman should look like, it's important to help them to develop a positive body image. We can't stop girls from being exposed to these images and messages, but we can help them to realize that we all can't look the same. It's important for them to realize that their are other qualities that are more important than looks.

1 comment:

asha raghunauth said...

I agree with Steiner-Adair that it is wrong for adolescents and young teenagers to wear certain clothes that are inappropriate for their age group. Abercrombie & Fitch, a popular store among teenagers, recently introduced the "push-up triangle," marketing the swim top to girls as young as 7 or 8. Why would any parent want to buy their pre-teen daughter a push-up bikini? These kids are innocent. They do not realize that such an outfit can call attention to sexuality.

Parents need to act more responsibly and buy more age appropriate clothes for their young daughters. The advertisers and marketers also need to be more socially responsible in the kind of products they are projecting to little girls.