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September 9, 2014 / Randall

Forcing Kids To Stick To Gender Roles Can Actually Be Harmful To Their Health

“…this constant effort to manage one’s everyday life in line with gender norms produces significant anxiety, insecurity, stress and low self-esteem for both boys and girls, and both for ‘popular’ young people and those who have lower status in school.”

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Image source and full article: http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/08/07/3468380/gender-roles-health-risks/

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