Barbie debuts new 'Inspiring Women'/'Shero' dolls

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It's the flawless gift for the new generation this worldwide women's day, and it's about time.

She's been selected as the inspiration for one of 17 dolls made especially for International Women's Day. But Mattel, the doll's manufacturer, has managed to try and remedy these complaints by introducing more diverse inclusive models of Barbie.

The dolls are coming out in honour of International Women's Day tomorrow, Barbie has noted, and they have said on Twitter that "we are committed to shining a light on empowering female role models past and present in an effort to inspire more girls".

The Nicola Adams doll has boxing gloves, boxing gear embroidered with her "Lioness" nickname and her distinctive cropped hairstyle.

Jenkins is best-known for directing "Wonder Women" - the highest grossing live-action film directed by a woman.

Ava DuVernay, Misty Copeland, and Gabby Douglas are women who were honored by the line in the past.

Some other Shero dolls include history makers such as snowboarding champion Chloe Kim, conservationist Bindi Irwin, and journalist Martyna Wojciechowska.

Little Miss Inventor, a female engineer who sports a spanner and pencils in her hair, aims to provide a positive role model and challenge stereotypes about STEM subjects - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - where women are often underrepresented.

The trans star tweeted her approval of the online campaign, which comes after Mattel's announcement that it's releasing 17 new Barbies for its "Sheroes" line in honor of International Women's Day.

Frida Kahlo, 1907-1954, artist; Mexican. What kind of message is it sending to young girls that Mattel felt the need to remake these women's bodies so that they would be conventionally attractive enough to fit into the Barbie brand?

On Tuesday, the toy company announced that it was debuting three new Barbie dolls under its "Shero" collection, with additional figures to come.

The Amelia, Frida, and Katherine dolls are the only dolls now up for sale online, and Mattel has yet to announce if the other dolls will be sold.

The "Shero" collection features a range of inspiring women.

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