How are women treated today?
For homework #6, let’s look at a specific field that influences all women and investigate how women are treated in that field and how that influences us:
How are women treated in today’s world of modeling? Read the linked article and discuss your reaction to it in 4-6 sentences. Make sure you click the links in the article so that you can see the pictures they are talking about.
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