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Media Smarts Gives Info for Awareness

BodyImage_ENFebruary 3rd-9th is National Eating Disorder Awareness WeekMedia Smarts, a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to bringing digital and media literacy to all ages, has created a site to help bring awareness to media imagery that can facilitate self-esteem and body image issues. They have chosen to give the reader a bevy of options to choose from on the website and target specific features that aid in steering children and teens into eating disorders. Media Smarts has broken up their information into categories. They have everything from body image for girls and boys to self-esteem issues coming from video games and toys. To read more about the problems that media play on body image issues, visit their site here.

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