Promoting strong female role models at Halloween

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Can girls (and parents) reinforce positive role models with a Halloween costume?

In the recent Globe and Mail article How can we encourage positive Halloween costumes? Craig and Marc Kielburger asked women to weigh in on this question. CWHN's Executive Director Anne Rochon Ford said this:

“Young girls need constant positive reinforcement for the models of interesting women who are worth emulating. We do them a tremendous disservice by encouraging them to look like pop stars or sex kittens. Being a doctor, nurse or scientist is cool – let’s get that message out!”

Read the whole article in the Globe and Mail.