Girls suffer under pressure of online ‘perfection’, poll finds

UK charity Girlguiding says biggest internet worry for 35% of girls aged 11-21 is comparing themselves with others

The quest to create the image of a “perfect” life on social media is affecting the wellbeing of one in three girls, according to a survey.

A poll of more than 1,000 young people by the UK charity Girlguiding found that 35% of girls aged 11-21 said their biggest worry online was comparing themselves and their lives with others.

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