This girl is not just another shadow in the crowd. She is the mind and body of every teenage girl or young woman trying to fit into a society. Every hour of every day, girls feel oppressed, weak, and worthless. They put effort only on their physical looks, yet they scarcely ever challenge their intellectual side. Fitting into a social circle has gotten more and more challenging because of media. Media has become the most powerful intermediary in society. It is the easiest and most accessible source of information: a free education. Even so, the messages it has send to society are creating new perceptions of how t...
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