Heather Goult

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Girls' Body Confidence - It's Time For Politicians to Act

(0) Comments | Posted 18 October 2014 | (00:00)

It's become depressingly normal for girls to worry about what they look like. They are obsessing over even the tiniest perceived defect - from a mole to hair colour.

These seemingly innocuous parts of the body make girls feel ashamed. They spend hours trying to work out how to hide...

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Three Out Of Five Girls Say They Feel Pressured - It's Not Surprising They Feel So Harshly Judged

(5) Comments | Posted 30 October 2012 | (23:00)

A figure from this year's Girls' Attitudes Survey that I found devastating was that seven out of 10 girls (68 per cent) believe women are judged more on their appearance than ability. This rises to 75 per cent among those who are working. With three out of five...

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