Toy shop has lost young fe­male Star Wars fan over gen­der stereo­typ­ing…

7 Days in Dubai - - ENTERTAINMENT -

My seven-year-old daugh­ter will now not en­ter a cer­tain toy store, be­cause there is a big sign say­ing ‘BOYS’ next to the Star Wars mer­chan­dise. Thank­fully too young to un­der­stand the real world im­pli­ca­tions of gen­der stereo­typ­ing, she ob­jects to the la­bel­ing, sim­ply be­cause she loves Star Wars. Did toy stores not no­tice that one of the ma­jor char­ac­ters (and hero) of the lat­est in­stall­ment of SW is - gasp - fe­male? Mother to a girl Dubai

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