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2012 is going to be a good year for the ladies. The popularity of girl-centric movies, media, and television is on the rise, and we’re not talking your standard rom-com sapfests, either. Forget those. Forget Bella Swan, too–the kinds of females in the spotlight are independent, strong, and ambitious. They pack punch, deliver punches, or are the kinds of strong role-models you wished you grew up with. Here are some of the best:

Top 10 Girls Kicking Ass And Taking Names

2012 is going to be a good year for the ladies. The popularity of girl-centric movies, media, and television is on the rise, and we’re not talking your standard rom-com sapfests, either. Forget those. Forget Bella Swan, too–the kinds of females in the spotlight are independent, strong, and ambitious. They pack punch, deliver punches, or are the kinds of strong role-models you wished you grew up with. Here are some of the best:

by Alida Nugent