Body image and the media

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Television personalities including Danny Dyer, Dr Mark Hamilton, Annie Mac and Darren Campbell MBE discuss their body image, how they see themselves now and changes they have made and noticed. They talk about how the media portrays beauty. How should a person consider their own body? What is beautiful, what is attractive?

Ideas for use in classroom

Initiate discussion - what is beautiful? What is the difference between beauty and attractiveness? List ways that a person might try to change the way they look. What could be the repercussions?

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