15 Gifts for Girls That Empower Young Feminists and Are Seriously Cool for Grownups Too

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Want to see gender stereotypes at work? Look no further than a toy aisle. Toy stores tend to be rigidly divided between male and female toys. Action figures for the boys, and princess castles for the girls. Where are all the empowering gifts for girls? A little girl named Riley summed it up best earlier this year, “Why do all the girls have to buy pink stuff?”

If you’ve got a little one in your life and you’re not keen on sending a sexist gift their way, you are in luck. The market for feminist toys is growing. Everything from children's books to video games and action figures are focused less on clichés and more on girl power. We’ve assembled 15 of our favorites.

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