Why We Should Teach Children Feminism
Ariana Gupta is a 17 year old writer. In her book, ‘New Age Fairy tales’ she redefines the characteristics of girls and women in traditional fairy tales. She portrays them to be more empowered, independent versions of themselves, and creates a local setting. Her talk focuses on the importance of well rounded representations of race and gender in the media, referencing the impact of bedtime stories in shaping young minds. It also focuses on the importance of teaching children feminism.