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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

9 minutes
Unfair physical standards perpetuate female subjugation and jeopardize women’s progress.

The events of the last century have led to new levels of freedom for women: the right to vote, an increased presence in the workforce, reproductive agency, and economic independence. Nevertheless, women still experience the oppressive burdens of beauty. In this Snapshot, you will learn how ideals of female perfection and damning double-standards erode the victories that women have gained.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Feel fed up with physical double-standards
  • Want to learn more about how narrow beauty definitions can harm the women you love
  • Don’t feel as liberated as you want to be
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