News Or­deal of body shame’ teens

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MOST girls with low body es­teem will skip meals and avoid see­ing friends and fam­ily, a sur­vey has found.

The ma­jor­ity of those aged ten to 17 also dodge af­ter­school ac­tiv­i­ties or go­ing to a doc­tor, ac­cord­ing to world­wide re­search.

More than half strug­gle to as­sert them­selves, says the 2017 Dove Global Girls Beauty and Con­fi­dence Re­port which in­ter­viewed 5,165 in 14 coun­tries.

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