Wake Up Sleeping Beauty – Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization

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This is a 150 page guide book for parents, caregivers teachers and counselors who want to protect girls from sexism but also want to end the societal pressures , stereotypes and sexualization that are crushing girls today.

Rather than a self-help guide for girls, this book redirects our attention to our attention to our hyper-sexualized society and particularly media messages that are the direct causes of low self-esteem, depression and self-harm in girls.

Unlike other books that tend to be academic, problem-focused and targeted to girls, this book is practical, solution-focused and targeted to those raising girls. Dr. Fitzgerald a gender expert, former lawyer and mother of two girls provides a fresh look at the so called “girl-problems.”  Backed up by the latest research, this book offers concrete advice on how to help girls navigate our toxic culture and also challenge the status quo.  Here are some topics:

  • How to choose the best toys for your daughter
  • How to dress your daughter in a non-sexist way
  • How to combat the pressure to be overly sweet and nice
  • How to properly praise and not rescue your daughter
  • How to reduce the impact of Disney and kids programs
  • How to ease the pressure of perfection and combat the beauty industry
  • How to deal with sexist ads and sex-role stereotyping
  • How to deal with media objectification and sexualisation of girls
  • How to reduce the impact of sexist music, music videos and video games
  • How to reinforce her feminine strengths


This book guarantees to change the way you see the world of girls and provides a new set of lenses (maybe not rose-colored)  as well as practical solutions.

Price $19.95
Ebook Price $9.95
Publisher: CenterPoint Media
Publication Year: 2018
Format: Available Fall 2017
Length: 150 pages
ISBN: 9780993984051

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