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Barbie Stereotyping

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Stereotyping of Africans is everywhere, but Australians are particularly clueless
And while the ignorant stereotyping and homogenisation of Africa is a global issue, I have always felt that Australians are especially clueless about the continent.
Redefining Barbie
Barbie is like themselves–not the stereotypical Barbie–then it's okay to be different and not look the same as everyone else.
With Boy In Barbie Ad, Mattel And Moschino Aim To Bust Gender Stereotypes
It's no secret that Mattel MAT +1.33% has a Barbie problem. Sales of the fashion doll have slumped for the past four years, down 16 per cent in 2014 and showing no signs of improvement.
Boys play with dolls, and girls play with spaceships. Someone tell the toy makers.
At the prestigious Toy of the Year Awards Friday evening, honors in two categories — the “Boy Toy of the Year” and the “Girl Toy of the Year” — will rely upon and reinforce the outdated gender stereotyping of toys. ...
Gender stereotyping: can brands fight sexism or merely dabble in tokenism?
Toy manufacturer Mattel last month made a move clearly designed to distance itself from accusations that its Barbie dolls - often accused of symbolising clichéd, outdated femininity - reinforced gender bias.

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