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Wed May 22, 2013

Greater Boston Video: Actor Geena Davis Challenges Typecasting of Girls

Actor Geena Davis also joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on WGBH's Boston Public Radio on Tuesday. Hear the interview here: wgbhnews.org/bpr
Credit Abbie Ruzicka / WGBH

Through the Geena Davis Institute of Gender Media, the Academy Award-winning actor targets the inadequate representation of women in the media, especially children’s media. Davis talks with Emily Rooney about visiting elementary schools to teach kids that girls can be firefighters and mathematicians, not just eye candy. 

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