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Date published: 2007/11/22

The BBC says:

Girls as young as seven believe being slim and attractive will mean you are more happy, popular and successful, research suggests.

A study published by Girlguiding UK found girls associated being overweight with being bullied and sad.

However, girls polled said their families and friends made them feel happy and good about themselves.

Another pointless report. What a surprise, girls reflect the society they live in. Yes, being overweight often means that you are bullied. Yes, "slim and attractive" women/girls are more "popular and successful" (and perhaps even happier). Who would have thought.

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