Rebecca Joy Novell

The creation of a charity, from the very beginning.

GENDERED CHILDREN’S TOYS: PLEASE THINK OF POOR BARBIE.

Yesterday, I started Blogging for an online magazine called Women Make Waves. The more writing-type jobs I get, the happier my nearest and dearest become because they (mistakenly) believe it will draw me away from the more “life-threatening,” “mental-health-destroying” front line work. Unfortunately, I love the face-to-face contact (and giving actual practical support) too much to ever give it up.

Anyway, I digress. But here is my first blog for Women Make Waves. I wrote about Barbies and Dinosaurs ‘cos I think they’re important topics which need a lot more media coverage:

http://www.womenmakewaves.co.uk/gendered-childrens-toys-please-think-poor-barbie/

One comment on “GENDERED CHILDREN’S TOYS: PLEASE THINK OF POOR BARBIE.

  1. Comaco Toys Direct
    06/08/2014

    We are an online toy shop and some of the toys we have currently are incredibly pink and stereotypically girly, especially Hello Kitty and Barbie. It is worrying…

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