Tag: Visions on Children;s Toys

Politics: Vision on Children’s Toys

Politics: Vision on Children’s Toys

“Wouldn’t it be nice if technical Lego was also advertised as a toy for everyone, not only for boys but also for girls?”

Minister Van Engelshoven does not want to interfere with the choice of parents or children’s Playtime for certain types Grandstand, Toys, Males, Child, Children, Viewers, Legoof toys, but rather increase their freedom of choice, the minister said in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Van Engelshoven said in an interview, she had only repeated what the cabinet already wrote that it wants to combat stereotyping and increase the freedom of everyone, men and women, girls and boys, who don’t let yourself be pigeonholed.

According to her, the choice of children’s toys is “entirely for parents and children, but let’s not direct the choice in advance by labeling it in pink or blue.”

Technical Lego

“Wouldn’t it be nice if technical Lego was also advertised as a toy for everyone, not only for boys but also for girls?”, The minister argued in question Tuesday.

Van Engelshoven did not link any concrete policy intentions to this wish.

Van der Staaij received support from VVD MP El Yassini, among others, who thought that the minister could better spend her ‘scarce and precious time’ on the ‘perhaps 5000 subjects that fall within your portfolio and that awaken the hard-working Netherlands.’

Little Time

According to the minister, he does not have to be concerned about this. “I can tell you that I spent 99.9 percent of my time on all the topics you just mentioned. And I can reassure you: it took me little time to repeat existing policy in a single sentence. ”