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Bringing Body Love Into Dance Class: A New Way of Teaching

Amanda Trusty | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts
Amanda Trusty

Stand up straight. Pull your belly button in and up. Your stomach is sticking out. Pull it in. Don't be lazy. Suck it in. Tuck your booty under. Pull up. Chin high. Belly in. Squeeze the tushy.

Get in Touch With Your Inner Bossiness

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Recently, Sheryl Sandberg launched the "Ban Bossy" campaign to help girls and women develop their leadership skills by ridding themselves of the B-word mental shackles.

Crazy, Stupid, Middle Age

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 05.28.2014 | Comedy
Alexandra Rosas

I am sorry, you youthful, youthy, perfect, barely 16-year-old girls that shared a row of seats with me on a crowded, late night showing of Crazy, Stupid, Love at the budget cinema.

Put Young Girls At The­ Center Of Development

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

It's time to make a radical shift, to start seeing girls not as vulnerable or as a liability, but as potential leaders. It's time to see girls for who they are: the driving force of their generation, one poised to bring real social change.

The Messages We Send to Young Girls, From Sheryl Sandberg (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

How can we get young girls to have more self-confidence before they enter the workplace? Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg thinks that it is imp...

Another Kind of 'Girl': The Carrie Diaries

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Sheila Moeschen

The girls of The Carrie Diaries are loyalists to each other even as they struggle with their own sense of burgeoning identity and the choices (and consequences) that arise as they grapple with the awareness of their feminine power.

G(irls)20 Summit: Change, One Girl at a Time

Sally Dimachki | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Sally Dimachki

Based on the G20 model, the G(irls)20 Summit brings together 21 girls from all over the world to discuss and come up with solutions for these different existing issues.

Amber Cole is My Daughter

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

That so many have -- and in the process downloaded and trafficked in illegal child pornography -- speaks volumes about how society thinks about Black girls. For that reason alone, Amber Cole is my daughter.

Teenage Girls Undergo 'Breast Ironing' In Cameroon (VIDEO)

Posted 10.19.2012 | World

Affecting one out of every four girls, the brutal practice of "breast ironing" is on the rise in the African country of Cameroon. The procedure -- whi...

Thinking Globally; Contending Locally

Kamala Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Kamala Lopez

The goal of GlobalGirl Media is to open News Bureaus all over the world, connecting young women through new media and giving them the space and tools to create a network to educate and support each other.

Six Holiday Gifts for Aspiring Fashionistas

Margaret Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Margaret Ryan

I am giving my favorite girls a taste of something I love and want to share with them. In return they trust me to provide counsel on important style topics.