Why is being like a girl always taken in
the bad sense? Why is its connotation always negative? I’m a girl, a woman, and I don’t think there’s anything bad in that. Why then this sense of
humiliation to say that you and I do something #LikeAGirl
The ‘Like a girl’
. Have you heard about it? Or, have you seen the video (below)? I think
it would be good if you do. Perhaps that would help you see this post in the
It was on Sanch’s
blog that I first actually clicked play on this video. Though I had seen it
shared across timelines I never really got to actually viewing the video. Until
today of course. And if you have seen it now then you must also think, just
like me, that this is a wonderful positive campaign?
I don’t know when #LikeAGirl
became an insult. I really don’t. I don’t know why it became a phrase of
ridicule. Do you?
Why should running like a girl be a
bad thing? Or, why should driving like a girl be a bad thing? Or, why should
crying like a girl be a bad thing? It takes a lot of guts to cry and show ones
emotions you know. So why so many things associated with girls looked down
I’m proud that I’m a girl, a woman.
And I’m proud of everything I do as one.
Procter & Gamble’s Always ‘Like a girl’
campaign is asking girls to list down the things they do #LikeAGirl
. And all that
with a sense of pride
not shame. So just like Sanch
to lend my voice to this awesome campaign - ‘Like a girl’
I’m going to list down the things I do like a girl. I’m going to list down
things I’m proud of doing my way, a girl’s way!
"Like being #LikeAGirl I say!"
So now you tell me the things that you
do #LikeAGirl and remember there’s nothing in it to be ashamed about. Go on tell me.