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girl power

girl power

Date: Sep 01 2016

Themes: Alternative, Celebrity


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I was always about girl power, but I didn’t quite get it because I did always feel like I had to be completely submissive to a man. I was always very unhappy doing that.”

—Fashion designer and model Amber Rose speaking about being a feminist. (Cosmopolitan)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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feminist expression of empowerment for young women; idea that women and girls can be strong without needing help from men

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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All people have amazing power to do things. It doesn’t matter if they are men, women, or kids. All humans can be strong. We each do amazing things every day. In the US, in the past, women and girls were not allowed to do some things. There was an idea that men had to help women because women were not strong. Feminists did not agree with this. Feminists believed that all women were strong and did not need help from men.

During the 20th century, US feminists worked hard to teach girls that they can do anything. They can be doctors, lawyers, construction workers, and even Olympians. This is the idea of girl power. People who believe in girl power believe that women and girls can be strong with or without men. Fashion designer and model Amber Rose always thought that girl power was a good idea. However, in the past, she did the things that men told her to do. Today, she is a feminist. She is happier because she knows that she is strong with or without a man. Now, she does the things that she wants to do.

Do you believe in girl power? How are women and girls strong in your culture?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“The idea of girl power was a new thing to me when I moved into the city from my small farming town.”

“The US women’s soccer team is awesome! They have a lot of girl power.”

“I want to teach my daughter to be strong and have girl power.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

girl power means girls being assertive and taking risks and being carefree about making mistakes just like boyz do.
by dianamadrid45

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There is a thin edge between girl power and girl beauty. Women itself created to image beauty but if they are obsessed with feminism it concludes social disbalance and many other nascent problems.

11:44 AM Feb 12 2017 |



I believe in girl power, women have the same abilities, strenght and courage to be anything they wanna be, just like men. There has never ever been such a remarkable efficiency at industries where women temporarily replaced men at world war II, not to mention all contemporary results at any position.

I think women are the best, just like us. What I think is important to consider is the unhealthy competence; “I wanna be better just to prove I can beat you at something” – or similar quotes, we shall compete knowing and respecting our differences and equals. 

In my culture such a thing like girl power still does not have so much power, at least out of the cities, oodles of potential of our young women are being suppressed. I hope this changes soon.

01:40 PM Sep 02 2016 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I claim that every woman that live on earth has her freedom and power to do whatever she likes , we girls can’t be limited due to the generation that we live in , we can be winners , olympians , and also in some positions act better than man.

in my culture girls and women have their own freedom to do whatever they like , but it hasn’t been really common.

08:48 AM Sep 01 2016 |

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