March is Women’s History Month

A time to celebrate and honor women’s contribution to history, culture and society.

Join us at the screening of MissRepresentation a film that exposes how mainstream media contribute to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

Immediately following the screening will be a discussion panel led by Tailored for Success’ Liz Hart.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
6:00 pm
Malden Senior Community Center
7 Washington Street

Sponsored by the Office of Mayor Gary Christenson.

Admission is free and all are welcome to attend

  • American teenagers spend 10 hours and 45 minutes of media consumption a day.
  • By the age of 18, American teens will have seen 200,000 acts of violence on TV.
  • 67 countries in the world have had female presidents or prime ministers. The U.S. is not one of them.
  • Women hold only 3% of clout positions in mainstream media.
  • 53% of 13 year old girls are unhappy with their bodies. That number increases to 78% by the age 17.
  • 17% of teens engage in cutting and self-injurious behavior.
  • What kind of message is your child getting from mainstream media?
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