It’s true that girls are doing great on paper, but when we look at what we call the ‘internal résumé,’ we don’t see the same success story,” says Simone Marean, co-founder and executive director of Girls Leadership,
In other words, while girls are doing everything possible to be all that they can, they’re not enjoying it.
The unsaid things you do matter too, particularly things related to body image, since research shows that how a girl feels about her appearance is largely determined by how her mother regards her own. In a recent United Kingdom Dove survey of 2,000 moms, girls as young as 7 were reported to mimic moms’ behaviors like sucking in their stomach or describing themselves as fat.
Let's break the chains. #JTFFL. Our actions are also messages, and they are watching