Post Tagged with: "teen girls"

‘Teen Voices’ Series: How A Lack Of Sex Education And Teen Pregnancy Affects Girls In Uganda

‘Teen Voices’ Series: How A Lack Of Sex Education And Teen Pregnancy Affects Girls In Uganda

This is the fourth post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one […]

September 4, 2017 ×
Teen Girls From Kenya Aiming To End Female Genital Mutilation With An App Called iCut

Teen Girls From Kenya Aiming To End Female Genital Mutilation With An App Called iCut

Behold the next generation of social activists who are taking on one of the world’s most barbaric practices toward women. The teen girls pictured are from Kisumu, Kenya, and are […]

August 25, 2017 ×
As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

By Isabella Piper After the many vast obstacles that women have faced throughout the years, I have abruptly decided to speak out on the behalf of myself and others. As […]

August 22, 2017 ×
Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Teen Girls Win Major Grant For An Innovative Product They Designed To Combat Homelessness

Teen Girls Win Major Grant For An Innovative Product They Designed To Combat Homelessness

We all know that wisdom comes with age, but don’t ever underestimate the power of youth. A group of teen girls from Pacoima, California, are living proof of what happens […]

November 30, 2016 ×
Up-And-Coming Actress Julia Flores Talks Penny Drives, Bullying & Her New Film ‘CENTS’

Up-And-Coming Actress Julia Flores Talks Penny Drives, Bullying & Her New Film ‘CENTS’

It’s the coming-of-age film for this generation. Award-winning writer/director Christopher Boone’s ‘CENTS’ is the edgy, badass, and inspiring story of high school student Sammy Baca who is on a quest […]

November 23, 2016 ×
Leadership Program Pairs Underserved High School Teen Girls With Female Journalists & Writers

Leadership Program Pairs Underserved High School Teen Girls With Female Journalists & Writers

On a recent Saturday evening in Lower Manhattan, nearly two dozen high school girls stood next to glowing laptops, displaying projects to a milling crowd. One used the online presentation […]

September 2, 2016 ×
Female Filmmaker Duo Tackle Eating Disorders & Thinspo Culture In ‘Little Miss Perfect’

Female Filmmaker Duo Tackle Eating Disorders & Thinspo Culture In ‘Little Miss Perfect’

We often talk about the problem Hollywood has with its lack of female directors, female-driven stories on par with that of male-driven stories, and that the big decisions coming from […]

May 19, 2016 ×
Seasonal Gift Ideas For Teen Girls That Aren’t Gender Stereotypical

Seasonal Gift Ideas For Teen Girls That Aren’t Gender Stereotypical

If you have a teen daughter, sister, niece, cousin or family friend, you may be thinking that it’s be a good idea to buy her something that doesn’t fit the […]

November 5, 2015 ×
American Teen Girl Wins The 2015 Google Science Fair With Ground-Breaking Ebola Virus Test

American Teen Girl Wins The 2015 Google Science Fair With Ground-Breaking Ebola Virus Test

By now we’re all familiar with the story of Texas teen Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for bringing a home-made clock to school. The story was trending all around the […]

September 28, 2015 ×
Girl Creates Teen Bra Line Yellowberry To Promote Body Positivity In Young Women

Girl Creates Teen Bra Line Yellowberry To Promote Body Positivity In Young Women

Do you remember shopping for a bra as a teen girl and feeling so out of place and awkward with what you saw in the store? It’s a common feeling […]

May 11, 2015 ×
Health Experts Aren’t The Authority On Body Image Issues, These Teen Girls Are

Health Experts Aren’t The Authority On Body Image Issues, These Teen Girls Are

We see plenty of expert research available discussing the issue of body image, eating disorders and what effects the self-esteem of young women. Speaker and author Jean Kilbourne, founder of […]

May 8, 2015 ×
How This Feature Film Is Creating Discussions About Suicide In A Unique Way

How This Feature Film Is Creating Discussions About Suicide In A Unique Way

Don’t be fooled by the title, this new dark comedy feature film from filmmaker L Jean Schwartz will make you think about the serious issue of suicide in a whole […]

April 26, 2015 ×
Dance Queen Robyn Launches Tech Festival For Teen Girls

Dance Queen Robyn Launches Tech Festival For Teen Girls

She is one of the few artists who successfully transitioned from a 90’s pop star and reinvented herself as a force to be reckoned with in the electronic music world […]

April 16, 2015 ×
These 2 Teen Entrepreneurs Show You’re Never Too Young To Change The World Around You

These 2 Teen Entrepreneurs Show You’re Never Too Young To Change The World Around You

Move aside Mark Cuban, Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Mark Zuckerberg, there is new breed of entrepreneurs taking your space! When we think of the world’s biggest business names and […]

March 31, 2015 ×