An investigation of young girls’ responses to sexualized images (Jongenelis et al., 2016)

An Australian study has found that young girls aged 6-11 are aware of the existence of sexualized girls and are already beginning to develop stereotypes based on depictions of sexualized and non-sexualized girls. Researchers from Curtin University and the University of Western Australia — Michelle Jongenelis, Simone Pettigrew, Susan Byrne…
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