Girls as young as 7 feel pressure to be pretty – body confidence study

Girls as young as 7 feel pressure to be pretty – body confidence study
 

A third of seven- to 10-year-old girls believe that they are judged on their appearance and a quarter feel the need to be perfect, according to a study by Girlguiding UK.
The charity’s annual girls’ attitudes survey, published on Tuesday, found that girls were suffering from a crisis in body confidence, with 61% of those aged seven to 21 feeling happy with how they look, down from 73% in 2011.
The study – the largest annual research of its kind – suggests that girls as young as seven feel under pressure to be pretty.
More than a third (35%) of seven- to 10 year-old girls agreed that women... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 37
Source: Guardian
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