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Why ‘just don’t buy it’ just doesn’t work

As a parent, I have become increasingly consciously interested in the debate on the sexualization of childhood and gender-stereotyping.

Sexualization of childhood is not new. I vividly recall my mother refusing to let 7-year-old me buy an off-the-shoulder party dress like one of my schoolfriends. And it goes without saying that gender stereotyping has been around for longer than any of us can remember.

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