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Gendered Universes are Harming Young People Around the World — We Must Intervene Before It’s Too Late

The researchers say that adolescence should be seen as a window of opportunity--a time when young people are reevaluating their identities and behaviors. They can encounter certain gender stereotypes that can cause permanent physical, emotional and mental harm. But, if they are able to push back against these gender stereotypes, to break out of their gender-specific universes, they can emerge healthy, strong and self-confident.