Our billboards, TV programmes and social media sites all create and reinforce the belief that thinness equates to beauty. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

How the ideal of a thin body harms Hong Kong women and girls

Su-Mei Thompson and Jess Jacobson say self-confidence can help women and girls realise that a slim body is not the ultimate gauge of beauty

Our billboards, TV programmes and social media sites all create and reinforce the belief that thinness equates to beauty. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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