Profile20Picture2028129_0.jpg

SYN 90.7

Are children’s toys driving gender stereotypes?

“It’s disappointing to walk into a toy shop and be confronted with a wall of pink or a wall of blue. We think it limits children’s choice and their ability to conceive themselves as they grow and develop,” says Thea Hughes from Play Unlimited, a campaign aimed at ending gender specific toys. With Christmas rapidly approaching, are we only driving gender stereotypes when buying trucks for boys and dolls for girls? Reporter Isobelle Waller speaks with Play Unlimited and Vicki Harding, director of toy shop Flying Penguin. 

More by Panorama

588f4285713ba11c008b5578-1024

One hundred days of Trump: How the 45th presidency is shaping up

On April 29, President of the United States, Donald Trump, will pass 100 days in office. Reporter Kelsey Rettino spoke to Lecturer […]

Melbourne2

Melbourne’s urban expansion strains infrastructure

Data released last month from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed Melbourne’s population growth is continuing to soar. Shannon Schubert reports on […]

Find Job

Youth underemployment at its highest in 40 years

A report released by The Brotherhood of St Laurence in March found that youth underemployment is at a 40 year high. Reporter […]