National campaign underway to ban “bossy”

banning bossy

 

(WTNH) – Facebook’s chief operating officer and The Girl Scouts have recruited a number of celebrities to a national campaign to get people to stop using the word “bossy”, particularly when it’s used to describe young girls. The name of the campaign is pretty straight forward, “Ban Bossy”.

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Research submitted by The Girl Scouts shows a third of the girls who do not want to be leaders say it’s because they fear being called bossy or being disliked by their peers.  GMCT’s Ali Reed and Teresa Dufour discuss the “Ban Bossy” campaign.

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