The brand wants youngsters to explore different industries such as the legal field which lacks female employees. Mattel’s decision comes after it chose a judge as its Career of the Year when they discovered that only 33% of sitting US state judges are women.
To reflect young girls, Judge Barbie comes in a number of different skin tones and hairstyles. As part of her job description, she also comes with a customary black robe and a lacy collar that looks very similar to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s.
On the website, Mattel wrote it hopes to ‘inspire girls to imagine everything they can become – like protecting the rights of others and ruling on legal cases.
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