So happy some companies are doing this! I actually remember the day I realized that I didn’t have to like the colour pink just because I was a girl. It was eye-opening and toy catalogues and stores did nothing to support that.
The latest holiday catalogue released by Sweden’s toy retail chain Top Toy is making some buzz for breaking the gender-role stereotypes in its product pages, which features girls with Nerf guns and boys with doll houses and Hello Kitty. According to Jezebel, Top Toy’s gender-swapped catalogue may have been inspired in part by the widespread debate over the issue of gender equality that has been ongoing for the past few years in the Scandinavian nation.
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I think it’s a great way to change social ideologies: start teaching the kiddies that it’s okay for a girl to use the nerf gun and the boy to use the vacuum!
What do you guys think?
*note* — I know that this doesn’t show women in leadership but it’s a start to changing what we see as typical gender roles, reminded me of…
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