14 year old Sheena with friend. Photo by Lauren Greenfield.
In 2002, when Girl Culture was published, Greenfield brought this world out into the open, inviting us to look at ourselves in the mirror for the first time, at the full horror and cruelty of our society. For, undoubtedly, we would need to be cruel to force a whole generation of girls to grow up so fast, and to feel themselves continually the wrong size, the wrong shape, in the wrong group - what’s more, the wrong caste. (Photo:box)