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"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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Policing women’s bodies is never about decency, and always about power #MydressMychoice

Policing women’s bodies is never about decency, and always about power #MydressMychoice | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The lower down you go on the power (and income) ladder, the more likely men are to try and exert forceful control over women’s bodies
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"Why do we do this to our bodies?"

"Why do we do this to our bodies?" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

We are trapped in a narcissistic world of images, where we must self-surveil our bodies with beauty as one of our primary goals. We invest in and manipulate our bodies and engage in body regimes to cultivate our physiques, often towards unattainable goals of perfection.

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Teenage Boys, Worried About Body Image, Take Health Risks

Teenage Boys, Worried About Body Image, Take Health Risks | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
It is not just girls these days who are consumed by an unattainable body image. Many boys have begun to take unhealthy measures to reshape their bodies.
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Kristin Holland's curator insight, February 27, 2014 9:09 AM

Shows that boys goes to extreme extents to change their bodies. 

Rosa Parks's curator insight, December 30, 2014 7:24 AM

 I found this article relevant because it highlights the phenomena of the body image complex In the life of young boys and teenagers . The interesting  thing is the statistic, which shows the similarity of data between boys and girls.