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Will the ‘girl effect’ really help to combat poverty?

February 10, 2012

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Many development organisations see empowering girls – and enabling them to delay childbearing – as a powerful means to tackle poverty, but the evidence so far doesn’t bear this out Girls sell coffee in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photograph: Alamy The call to invest in adolescent girls has been sweeping the development field in recent years. […]

Local human trafficking persists in Upper Valley

February 8, 2012

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By Lindsay Ellis, The Dartmouth StaffPublished on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Sex trafficking in the Upper Valley primarily victimizes vulnerable, female adolescents, Abby Tassel, WISE assistant director and former College Sexual Abuse Awareness Program coordinator, said in a Monday discussion — held in Fahey-McLane hall in front of about 20 students — coordinated by the […]

Hysteria and the Teenage Girl

January 29, 2012

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By CAITLIN FLANAGANPublished: January 28, 2012 LOS ANGELES CHEERLEADERS with Tourette’s syndrome. Like a fly buzzing against the window, this weird arrangement of words flitted across the edge of my consciousness last week. I kept thinking I should take a minute to track down the Onion piece from which this kooky phrase surely emanated, but […]

Hysteria and the Teenage Girl

January 29, 2012

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By CAITLIN FLANAGANPublished: January 28, 2012 LOS ANGELES CHEERLEADERS with Tourette’s syndrome. Like a fly buzzing against the window, this weird arrangement of words flitted across the edge of my consciousness last week. I kept thinking I should take a minute to track down the Onion piece from which this kooky phrase surely emanated, but […]

Among the Adolescents

January 15, 2012

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By EMMA GILBEY KELLER GIRL LANDBy Caitlin Flanagan209 pp. A Reagan Arthur Book/Little, Brown & Company. $25.99. Andrew ZinnCaitlin Flanagan Gather around, ladies, Caitlin Flanagan is back. And this time she’s after your daughters. Having belittled the lifestyle and career aspirations of her peer group in the 2006 book “To Hell With All That: Loving […]

UNICEF launches State of Our World: Adolescents, Beyond the Stereotypes Report

September 14, 2011

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http://vimeo.com/28966824 A video message on how stereotypes affect adolescents. The video is from the perspective of students from Brooklyn International High School in New York. By Rudina Vojvoda NEW YORK, 13 September 2011 – Last week UNICEF released the State of Our World: Adolescents, Beyond the Stereotypes, a publication compiling 100 stories and testimonies written […]

UNICEF launches State of Our World: Adolescents, Beyond the Stereotypes Report

September 14, 2011

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http://vimeo.com/28966824 A video message on how stereotypes affect adolescents. The video is from the perspective of students from Brooklyn International High School in New York. By Rudina Vojvoda NEW YORK, 13 September 2011 – Last week UNICEF released the State of Our World: Adolescents, Beyond the Stereotypes, a publication compiling 100 stories and testimonies written […]