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Girl on a Mission

This Book Is Changing How Teen Girls Are Talking About Themselves — Here’s How

This Book Is Changing How Teen Girls Are Talking About Themselves — Here’s How

By Kaitlyn Duling for Fairygodboss In 2018, there is perhaps no better direction in which to look for inspiration than towards other women and girls. Women of all ages are […]

Body Image, Contributors

From Fearless Girl To Fretful Teen: Why More & More Girls Are Growing Up Unhappy

From Fearless Girl To Fretful Teen: Why More & More Girls Are Growing Up Unhappy

By Kim McCabe She’s three and she sticks her tummy out proudly. 
She’s thirteen and she sucks her tummy in shamefully.
 What went wrong? She climbs a tree to play […]

Entertainment

Meet The Regrettes – Not Just A “Girl Band”, But A Teen Group That Has Something To Say

Meet The Regrettes – Not Just A “Girl Band”, But A Teen Group That Has Something To Say

By Chelsy Ranard It was Treefort 2018 in Boise, Idaho, and I was walking through downtown to an all-ages venue. Treefort is a five-day music fest with hundreds of shows […]

Sports

Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

For many us, growing up playing sports was the kind of activity we had the luxury of choosing or not, knowing it was always available to us. But for a […]

Contributors

10 Pieces Of Advice To Help Teenage Girls Live A Courageous Life In 2018

10 Pieces Of Advice To Help Teenage Girls Live A Courageous Life In 2018

By Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert When was the last time you used the word courage with your teenager? The best New Year commitment any family member or friend […]

Contributors

‘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 […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Contributors

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 […]

Contributors

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. […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Interviews

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 […]

Working Women

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 […]

Interviews

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 […]

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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 […]

Working Women

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 […]