Barbie unveils first doll with hearing aids and first Ken with vitiligo as part of diversity and inclusion push

  • Mattel to release a more inclusive line of Barbie dolls to increase range diversity
  • Includes a Ken with skin condition Vitiligo and a Barbie with hearing aids
  • Mattel said it wants children to ‘see themselves reflected’ in the Barbie dollsĀ 

The new models, which includes the brand's first ever Barbie with hearing aids (pictured), a Barbie with a prosthetic leg and the first Ken doll with vitiligo, will make their debut as part of the Fashionistas line in June this year

The new set of dolls also include the first Ken with the skin condition vitiligo (right)