'I don't like myself' Children's charity reveals girls' fears over looks as calls to Childline spike

'I don't like myself' Children's charity reveals girls' fears over looks as calls to Childline spike
 

An “avalanche of body-perfect images” is causing girls to seek help over concerns about their looks, children’s charity NSPCC Scotland have warned.
Worries about weight, acne and general appearance led to an increase in kids calling Childline over the last year – and girls in Scotland are up to four times more likely than boys to ask for help.
NSPCC Scotland say there were 141 counselling sessions provided to young people with body-image problems in 2016-17 – a rise of 129 from the previous year – and 98 were for girls.
The numbers included 14 sessions delivered to children under the age of... read more

 
5 October 2017 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: Daily Record
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