The company that created Barbie is introducing a replacement line of gender-neutral dolls:
Mattel has come back an extended manner since it introduced the Barbie doll in 1959.
On weekday, the toy company launched a brand new line of gender-neutral dolls known as Creatable World, wherever children area unit invited to customise their own doll that isn’t determined by gender norms.
“In our world, dolls area unit as limitless because the children UN agency play with them,” the corporate aforementioned on its web site.
Mattel describes Creatable World as a doll line that’s designed “to keep labels out and invite everybody in.”
The toy kit comes with short hair and long hair choices, six items of wear, 3 pairs of shoes and 2 accessories that area unit each female-presenting and male-presenting.
The dolls don’t have the curves of Barbie or broad shoulders of Ken.
“Toys square measure a mirrored image of culture and because the world continues to celebrate the positive impact of inclusivity we tend to felt it absolutely was time to make a doll line freed from labels,” Senior vice chairman of Mattel Fashion Doll style Kim Culmone aforesaid in an exceedingly statement sent to USA nowadays.
The dolls have a urged retail worth of $30 and square measure obtainable currently on-line through Amazon, Target and Walmart.