Nikky Blonsky: It doesnt matter that i am plus size_mmegi

Date: August 3, 2010
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It is an article about a 21 year old lady Nikky Blonsky on a new TV series about plus-size teens at a weight loss camp. She plays a character called Wilhemina Rader or Will.

The article maybe used to:

· Promote discussion and debates about skinny and plus sizes

· Promote and enhance beauty of women and instill their confidence

· Challenges stereotypes- skinny is pretty

Trainer’s notes:

· Fairness in approach to issue

· Women are not presented stereotypically-as “desperately thin modelsÀ

Discussion questions:

· Why are women more concern about their weight?

· Why does the media interested more in thin women?

· Does it matter how big or small a woman is and to who?

· What can be done to enhance and still confidence in women?

· What does lack of confidence in women result in?

Training Exercise:

· To watch the TV series

· To discuss and debate about the issues which affect the confidence of women

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