Super Powering girls: Why more Female Superheroes are Important and a need of the hour

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar


My twins are now 6 years of age. In this short span of time the girls have had a go on almost every Disney princess: Rapunzel, Elsa, Anna, Ariel, Jasmine, Moana…..you name it and they have lived the story. Last year I kept a track of how many ‘Disney-Princess’ theme birthday parties the girls attended. I lost track somewhere deep in the double digits. You’ve probably witnessed this princess parade: pint-sized Disney heroines, shuffling up and down in their polyester finery. It’s a daily routine at my home, the twin princesses having a tea party, getting rescued by a prince, a wedding scene, fiddling with hairstyles, being ‘pretty’, magic and oh yes glitter…lots and lots of it 🙂

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