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“This stuff isn’t easy to talk about — which is exactly why we have to talk about it,” she says.
Their research found that kids are sick of gendered toys.
She and several other women were deemed 'Sheroes'.
I am not asking Mattel to raise my child with a healthy sense of self-esteem and value; it is my job to make sure of those things, and it is Mattel's job to sell toys - and with these dolls, I feel like those goals are aligning more than they ever did before, and I will continue to combat the body-negative messages sent to my daughter, because our daughters should be free to feel amazing about themselves, whether they fit into a mold or not.
"Hijabifying [Barbie] will create a sense of belonging and hopefully make a positive impact."
Boys CAN play with dolls. Here's proof.
We're kind of jealous.
The year 2015 will be remembered, amongst other things, as the year your devices started listening and watching you. Until now, to have your device listen to you, it usually required you actively interact with the device, such as pressing a listen or record button, for it to engage.