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Tips for Parents: Sexism and Stereotypes in School
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Stereotypes in School, learn issues girls face in today's schools that interfere with their academic success and confidence, and understand how all girls schools are helping girls achieve more.

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Tips for Parents: Girls' Body Image
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Girls' Body Image, learn how the media significantly impacts how girls view themselves and identify ways to help them build positive self esteem and confidence by questioning the media's messages.

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Tips for Parents: Girl Cyberbullying
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Girl Cyberbullying, learn how girls are using cell phones and the internet to bully and attack one another and the ramifications of these attacks.  Get tips for educating girls about this issue.

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Tips for Parents: Girl on Girl Fighting
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Girl on Girl Fighting, discover how physical violence among girls is on the increase and what parents and teachers can do about it.

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Tips for Parents: Puberty Begins in Girls Earlier
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Puberty Begins in Girls Earlier, discover that girls are beginning puberty at an earlier age.  Get tips and resources for preparing your daughter (and yourself) for her changing body.

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Tips for Parents: Girls Facing New Issues
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Girls Facing New Issues, learn the problems today's girls face, such as early puberty, cyberbullying, girl on girl violence, body image, and sexism and stereotyping in school.

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Breastcancer.org Helps Young Girls Put Breast Cancer Fears Into Perspective
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

"In a recent Breastcancer.org survey of 2,500 girls ages 8-18, nearly 30% believed they might currently have breast cancer...To deflate unrealistic fears, young girls living in the breast-cancer-awareness era need accurate information and reassurance."  With a video, school assembly program, and links to Dr. Weiss's book Taking Care of  Your "Girls".

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Video: Sexual Harassment
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

How to teach your child to deal with sexual harassment.

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Video: Playing Fair--Title IX
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Using Title IX to ensure your daughter has equal opportunities in sports at school.

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Video: Girls and Leadership
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Make sure your daughter's environment isn't keeping her from becoming a leader.

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Video: Encouraging Girls in Math and Science
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tips to encourage your daughter to pursue math and science.

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Tips for Parents: Girls in Science and Math
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Learn how to encourage girls in math and science and break down barriers for success.

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Tips for Parents: Title IX
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Understand how Title IX factors into your daughter's education.

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Tips for Parents: Girls and Leadership
Monday, March 24, 2008

Tips to encourage and prepare your daughter for leadership roles.

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What Parents Can Do About the Sexualization of Girls
Thursday, March 20, 2008

Tips to teach girls to “value themselves for who they are, rather than how they look.”

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Title IX
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

The information campaign site for Title IX, which protects against sexual discrimination in any federally funded program.  Includes “10 Key Areas of Title IX” such as athletics, career education, math and science, and standardized testing.  Also features legal cases, how to take action, and a press room.

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The Role Model Project for Girls
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A role model registry, references and resources, and additional information to encourage girls to succeed.

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The National Council for Research on Women
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

With information about programs, initiatives, publications, reports, and great links to information for and about girls.

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Girl Start
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

“Empowering girls in math, science, and technology.” Features include news and events, programs, volunteer opportunities, and an activities section just for girls.

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Girls Inc
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

“Encouraging All Girls to Be Strong, Smart, and Bold…”  With articles for girls such as “Design Your Future,” “Build Your Spirit,” “Examine, Experiment, Explore” and more.  Features inspirational women role models and a girls’ Bill of Rights.

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Girls Go Tech
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

A Girl Scout website, Girls Go Tech features science games, technological career exploration, links to other interesting websites, a video competition, and a booklet with tips for parents.

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Empowering Girls--Media Literacy Resources
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Links to organizations that empower girls and teach them how to be critical of the sexualizing messages they hear in the media.

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American Association of University Women
Friday, February 29, 2008

"Promoting education and equity for women and girls.”  Features community programs, research such as the “Girls in Education" series, fellowships, grants, awards, and an issues advocacy department.

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