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http://www.pinkstinks.co.uk/

  • pinkstinks:Pinkstinks is a campaign that targets the products, media and marketing that prescribe heavily stereotyped and limiting roles to young girls.
  • From the day we are born we are handled differently:
    Girls are cradled as they are seen to be delicate
    boys are handled with not as much grace
  • If a guy wears pink then thay are automactically seen to be gay.
  • The video on the pinkstiks website shows a montage of “girly” products aime at girls. This shows the sheer volume of how many products there is on the market.
  • There is a clear emphasis on the blonde – (dumb: attractive+ stupid.)
  • If a girl is more intelligent that they guy they may feel threatend.
  • There was a product that said future “WAG” on it implying that girls have ambitions to marry rich (Prince Charming.)

BBC Newsround on Pinkstinks:

  1. By law the broadcast news in Britain must be neutral. The news is baanced by the children having apposing views .
  2. The pinks stinks campaigner gives us here clear point of view.
  3. The reporter is also on a steakout he is where the news is.
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