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Why should doing something like a girl be an insult? #likeagirl

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Like a girl: Always campaign

Sometimes you see a video and you have to share it, no reason, no payment changes hands, you just see something and it touches you and makes you realise that something is WRONG with the perceptions that the world has… This video is one of those times:



Being a girl isn’t something to be ashamed of, it is something that we all should be proud of as girls, mothers and women. Share this and help the next generation of women to take back the phrase “Like a Girl” so it no longer means anything negative. Let us be proud of being women, and help our children to feel proud too.

I KNOW my daughter has been told by her friends in class that she “runs like a girl” or plays football “like a girl”; but does that really matter? Why should they say it as though it was an insult?

She does all these things “like a girl” because she is one.

She is a beautiful, intelligent, amazing young girl and I am so proud of her and all she has and will achieve.

Let her read like a girl, talk like a girl, and love like a girl forever.

Photo credit: photostock / freedigitalphotos.net

Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parent blog! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 80%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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