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Choose your words carefully. Act with awareness. Girls are listening and watching, and the message isn’t good.

Sexism can be very subtle.  I love this commercial because it shows just how that subtle sexism sinks into the subconscious of little girls.  For every generic and chipper, “You can do anything!” a little girl hears, she gets a thousand comments, social cues, and media images that tell her otherwise.  So watch your words and actions – we’re probably all guilty of at least a few of these:

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