But four teenage girls from Mumbai, India, aren't having it, Mashable reported.
Kranti, an NGO that empowers young girls from the red-light district in Mumbai, released video of these girls explaining why they love their own skin color. The one-minute video titled #EmbraceYourColor features the girls facing the camera, and speaking directly to viewers. They also said they won't succumb to the cultural beauty standards that deem people with darker complexions as undesirable."
Read article by Sarah Harvard from Mic Network.