How Do Fathers Affect Their Daughters’ Body Image?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1731 , Segment 5
Episode: Gun Control, Ameelio, Family and Body Image
- Nov 15, 2021 9:00 pm
- 16:52 mins
The way we talk about food, bodies, and weight affects how the kids around us feel about those issues. Girls, in particular, are prone to developing harmful ideas about their bodies. What can parents do –and especially fathers –to help their daughters develop healthy body image? Virginia Ramseyer Winter looked at this question and she’s on the line. She’s a professor of social work at the University of Missouri and the Director of the Center for Body Image Research and Policy. (Segment produced by Martha Harris)