"Best of" Lists
"Best of" lists
Movies with Strong Female Characters
Let's hear a round of applause for these empowering leading ladies! From memorable fictional characters like Elsa, Hermione, and Katniss to real-life heroes like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Misty Copeland, and Bethany Hamilton, brave, spirited girls and women are getting the spotlight they deserve. Make sure to talk to both girls and boys about how women are portrayed in the media and what kinds of stereotypes they see. These discussions can counteract harmful messages kids get about body image, sexuality, and role models. For even more media picks with strong female characters, check out these books, games, and TV shows.