GENDER COLOURS

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Pink And Blue: The Colours Of Gender Stereotyping

Have you seen a newborn baby recently? Chances are that you'd guess their gender right if they were wearing pink or blue clothes. After all, it is almost universally accepted that blue is for boys and pink is for girls. You would assume that the reason for this would be something straightforward like an old law decreed by a medieval king or religious sentiments. However, this strangely persistent segregation has fairly modern origins.