How girls and young women represent themselves online
We've been hearing a lot lately in the news about online bullying. And some point to the internet as a factor in the gender stereotypes and unrealistic beauty standards for women that can contribute to poor self-image.
How young women and girls represent and define themselves online is important to their well-being. And so a group of local researchers has started a project called eGirls as a way of tracking online representations of females, and potentially doing something about it. Valerie Steeves from the project joined us to explain.