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For the sake of your girls, stop saying ‘boys being boys’!
Posted by Giulia Iannucci on Sunday, July 15, 2018,
The other day, my eldest son, age 7, asked me a quite interesting question: why is it that in all of his books the villains are always boys?
I never thought about it but in reflection it seems quite true. In fact, a
on the top 100 children books showed that in 2017 “male villains were eight times more likely to appear compared to female villains”. The same study shows another interesting fact: the lead characters are 50% more likely to be male.
Basically, this shows that si...
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