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Use Movies to Foster Gender Equity

Use Movies to Foster Gender Equity

It’s a little too chilly outside for April! In fact that’s an understatement. On days like this it’s nice to stay inside. On nights like this it’s great to have a home, some warm food, and a good movie to share. But, not just any movie.

I’d like to suggest some movies that have strong female role models. When girls and women play a leading role in the plot it sends a positive message to survivors, our new partners, and our own children that women are strong, capable, intelligent individuals who make valuable contributions to every aspect of life.

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