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Encouraging leadership in young girls

Any woman (and an honest man) will tell that for years girls have been discouraged from leading. Whilst boys are referred to as leaders when they assert themselves, young girls are branded as “aggressive”, “angry” or “too ambitious” when they do the same – thoughts that have plagued some of the strongest women leaders.

Ban Bossy, a public service campaign to encourage leadership and achievement in girls, has summed up some practical tips to help all young women “flex their muscles in ways big and small”.Encouraging leadership in young girls Continue reading