Many of us will have grown up reading the adventures of Mr.
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Men series. What were her findings? And Little Misses need to be rescued in Not even going in to the attributes given the characters in their looling.
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We may have girls doing well at school, but we do not have lots of women running companies, there are lioking only seven women running FTSE CEO companies, and that goes back to the stereotypes Mr naughty looking 4 ms we feed our daughters….
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Do you see what I mean? There is something about women being less. That some entitled, white, middle-aged men still believe their voices and opinions matter most and that little women should shut up and stop moaning.
The Mr. Men books, originally written by Roger Hargreaves and later taken over by his son Adam Hargreaveswere first published in It was not until that Little Miss characters were added to the mix. Is it a surprise the thirty-eight-year-old books are dated?
The first is a simply issue of male default. Mr Tickle was created in the late s by Roger Hargreaves and the first six Ns Men books were published inbefore women existed. With a capital M.
As King writes:. Society has a problem getting girls interested in science, technology, engineering and maths known as Stemand Little Miss Inventor is supposed to help with that.
Do the Mr. Perhaps not. What is clear is that we need to think about the books, opinions, and ideas we are feeding impressionable children.