The research paper should explores how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media’s limiting and often disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful.

In a society where a media is the most persuasive force shaping cultural norms, the collective message that our young women and men overwhelmingly receive is that a women’s value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality and not in her capacity as a leader.

key points:

1.There is an under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

2.Current gender norms limit women and girls socially, economically, and politically and harm their self-esteem.

Possible points to investigate: consumption

2.self-esteem and abuse

3.women violence in the United States and sexualization

Include a clear thesis statement with MLA 8th edition format unto 1200 .words