Why you should watch Miss Representation:
1. Because girls and women make up about half of the human population and matter.
2. Many of us are so used to violence & misogynistic attitudes that we don’t even notice them anymore.
3. Girls see themselves, over and over again, as part of sex and violence and not as often as people who, through, hard work, intelligence or political influence make significant change in the world.
4. Yes, progress has been made regarding women’s rights but we seem to be backsliding in terms of representation. And if you saw the all-male birth control panel recently, heard about the Virginia vaginal probe issue, or have paid any attention to national debates about something as mainstream and widely used as contraception, you might even wonder which direction women’s rights were headed.
Learn more about Miss Representation on MissRepresentation.org, where you can learn more about an education related curriculum as well as screenings.
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