“She Asked Me Why Her Brother Doesn’t Have To Pay As Much”: 7-Year-Old Writes A Letter To Nintendo About The Pink Tax


The pink tax is everywhere. As a female consumer, I am well aware of the fact that products marketed towards me are more expensive than those marketed for men. This upcharge is not only frustrating, it breeds the already notorious gender inequality. Worst, it starts from an early age when children are not yet familiar with the complex societal problems waiting ahead.


One 7-year-old girl has experienced it firsthand while playing the game Animal Crossing on Nintendo Switch. But when it was time to purchase a new outfit, the girl was confused by the fact it cost more than her brother’s. She asked her mom Ashley, the author of the mindful parenting blog “Raising Brain,” who had no proper answer to that.


And it’s when the 7-year-old took matters into her own hands and decided to pen a letter to the megacorporation itself. Read the full story below that proves just how much awareness one small note from one small person can create!


Frustrated by how much more the princess dress cost than a boys’ outfit, the 7-year-old girl pens a letter to Nintendo



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Mom Ashley, who is the author of a mindful parenting blog, shared the story on her Facebook where it resonated with many people









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Image credits: raisingbrain


And here’s the letter this little girl wrote to Nintendo



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Image credits: Animal Crossing



Image credits: Animal Crossing


Many people praised the bright little girl for spotting the pink tax problem and raising awareness












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