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LEGO has been promoting gender equality since the 70s

An internet user recently posted a photo of a letter in a mailbox. lego blocks dating from the 70s. The letter in question is addressed to parents who have purchased the game for their children. She openly and directly advocates gender equality and the importance of creativity. A very beautiful message still relevant some 40 years later! (via Buzzfeed)

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Here is a translation of the letter:

To parents

The urge to create is also strong in all children. Boys and girls.

It's the imagination that counts. Not the technique. You can build anything you imagine in your head, however you want. A bed or a truck. A dollhouse or a spaceship.

Many boys like dollhouses. They are more human than spaceships. Many girls prefer spaceships. They are more exciting than dollhouses.

The most important thing is to put the right material in their hands and let them create what they want.

 

Here is a beautiful LEGO poster from 1981

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