BOB FM – New Research Suggest Gender Stereotypes Worry Parents

 

Dr Amanda Gummer spoke to BOB.FM to discuss how parents can combat gender reinforcement following new research by the Fawcett Society which suggests...

Six in 10 parents are worried about gender stereotyping when it comes to shopping for their kids

"It doesn't matter if it's a pink toy, if a boy wants to play with it, they can play with it. What we need to get away from is parents feeling that they don't want to give their kids 'girly toys' or 'boyish toys', and maybe we stop labelling them as such, regardless of what colour they are and just realise that kids can play with a range of toys..." Dr Amanda Gummer

 

 

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