Stop telling young girls that education is unimportant.
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Victoria's Secret

Stop telling young girls that education is unimportant.

    1. maria white
    2. Petition by

      maria white

      Flemington, NJ

Victoria's Secret has all but monopolized the lingerie business for women--everyone knows that. They're big, and they're everywhere. They're one of the most popular stores for women and girls to buy lingerie, clothing, swimwear, shoes, etc. Their annual fashion show gets millions of views from all over the world. So why are they using their fame, money, and power to make it seem like studying and learning aren't important for girls? PINK is the section of VS meant for pre-teen to young adult girls. "Education is unimportant, partying is more fun!" isn't what teenage girls should be thinking. Just recently, girls clothing with sexist phrases like "Allergic to algebra" and "I'm too pretty to do my homework so my brother has to do it for me" were pulled from the shelves of other big name stores such as JC Penney and Forever 21 because of the outrage they sparked. Victoria's Secret should do the same, not just because it's wrong, but because a company catering to females should want to encourage and empower them! How could a message like "Study Less Party More" even be approved by women themselves (working for VS) in the first place? When women didn't always have the right to receive an education, and messages like these even in 2012 are NOT acceptable.

 

If everyone signs and shares the link any way they can, it would be greatly appreciated!! Let's get the word out about atrocities such as these!!!

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    • Carol Carty AUSTERLITZ, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      What are you thinking, Victoria's Secret??? Stop portraying old-fashioned, sexist nonsense to our young women. Smart IS sexy! Join the 21st century! I won't shop there again until YOU wise up and take that rubbish off your shelves.

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    • Ashlea Rock TULSA, OK
      • over 2 years ago
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    • Lori Wilson ALBUQUERQUE, NM
      • over 2 years ago

      I want my sisters, my daughter and all other girls to study more and pary less!

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    • naomi kaudwela BARRINGTON, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      I study so hard so that men will respect me and I can make my own in this society without having to use my looks.. and when I see young girls wearing these clothes I just think how naive and wrong it is I'm disgusted. We should break social normals of women being brainless objects and stop letting society keep us down by NOT supporting something that just reinforces all these distorted views of women.

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    • Cat Phillips SAN FRANCISCO, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      This is a damaging message. Hey VS, hold my catalog from now on.

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