Tuesday, March 23, 2010

body image - Hidden World of Girls

via National Public Radio, March 22, 2010

Hidden World Of Girls - Taking Surprising Risks For The Ideal Body 

In Jamaica, like all over the world, there are deep conversations about the ideal body type. While there are competing norms of beauty, some women are using extreme methods to fit their vision of beautiful, like ingesting chicken pills for broader hips and butts, and bleaching their skin to be whiter. And they're taking health risks to do so.

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