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Inspiring the Future: Redraw the Balance

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Inspiring the Future: Redraw the Balance

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.

- Gloria Steinem -

Inspiring the Future: Redraw the Balance

Twenty children between the ages of 5 and 7 in the U.K. were asked to draw a fighter pilot, surgeon and fire fighter. This video captures the reality of gender stereotyping among school children, and how early on in their education, children already define jobs as male and female. 66 pictures were drawn, with 61 pictures of men. Watch the surprise and delight of the children when a real-life fighter pilot, surgeon and fire fighter are revealed to the class. { read more }

Be The Change

Consider how you can break down the gender stereotypes that you or the children in your life might have.


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