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End Female Genital Mutilation in the US ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, women, family, health, mortality, human rights, freedoms )

Nancy
- 114 days ago - change.org
The practice of FGM is illegal in the US but girls are being taken to other countries, usually their parents' country of origin where they are cut in what is now known as "vacation cutting."
Girl Wants GMOs Out of Girl Scout Cookies
Health & Wellness  (tags: Girl Scouts, cookies, videos, girls, food )

Freya
- 241 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
7-year-old leading charge against GMOs - watch this video
Girls Are Going Through Puberty Earlier And Earlier
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, puberty, health, babies, research, science, study )

Carrie
- 306 days ago - 5280.com
Nationwide, girls are starting puberty earlier and earlier. But the real concerns begin once they grow up.
*TAKE ACTION* Stop Objectifying Teen Girls!
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, body image, girls, Victoria's Secret )

Kit
- 501 days ago - secure3.convio.net
This is not magic - this is using the distortion of young women's body image and insecurity as a source of profit. There are a variety of things teenage girls "want to be" -- safe, respected, encouraged, valued, to name a few.
It Only Takes A Girl
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, education, child, girls, rape, femalegenitalmutilationworld, family, education, child brides, culture, humanrights, freedoms, disease, health )

Nancy
- 658 days ago - front.moveon.org
"Women are half the world's population, yet they do two-thirds of the world's work, earn one-tenth of the world's income, and own less than one per cent of the world's property." (Source: World Bank) Let's change that!
Our Minty, Pink and Deadly Campaign Is Going Strong!
Health & Wellness  (tags: minty pink and deadly campaign, girls, female, marketing, disease, death, cancer, cigarettes, feminine, pink, mint, health risk, pregnancy, babies )

Andrea
- 1184 days ago - legacyforhealth.org
An Open Letter to Tobacco Company CEOs From 50,000 Concerned Americans We have a simple message for you: Stop marketing your cigarettes to girls!
Genes Give Clue to Early Puberty
Health & Wellness  (tags: genes, puberty, girls, cancer, periods, obesity )

Sophie
- 1379 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At least 30 genes appear to play a role in the age at which girls reach puberty, according to an international group of scientists.
1 in 4 Female College Students Are Raped Before Graduation
Health & Wellness  (tags: rape, help, college, help, women, students, Mental health, assault, reported, society, girls, prevention, risks )

Lisa
- 1455 days ago - examiner.com
Staggering statistics on college rape. How to protect yourself and seek help...Read On...
Every Day Counts Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ovarian Cancer, Teal, women, girls, cancer, disease, death )

Melly
- 1461 days ago - ipetitions.com
Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecologic cancers, killing more women than all other gynecologic cancers combined. Every female is at risk (even those who have had their ovaries removed).
'Size Zero' Pressure on Girls Leads to Weak Bones, Say Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dieting, teenage, size zero, bones, girls, health )

Leslie
- 1698 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Dieting by teenage girls desperate to reach 'size zero' could be putting their bones at risk, say British researchers.
URGENT ACTIVIST APPEAL! Please Help Save a Child Today!
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, children, women, abuse, mutilation, human rights, torture, death, ethics, humans, risks, safety )

Lauren
- 1725 days ago - care2.com
Please sign, copy and paste the letter below and email to the listed addresses. Please share far and wide. Also if you can think of other agencies or people who might be able to give assistance with this URGENT CAMPAIGN, please list them here.
Pollution Leads to More Baby Girls - Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, babies, pollution, dioxins, girls, birth, toxins, study )

Jacquelin
- 2507 days ago - int.iol.co.za
Toronto - More girls than boys are born in some Canadian communities because airborne pollutants called dioxins can alter normal sex ratios, even if the source of the pollution is many kilometres away, researchers say. Dioxin exposure has been shown el
'One in 10 Girls Has STD Linked to Cancer By 16'
Health & Wellness  (tags: teens, health, girls, virus, human, sexually transmitted disease, HPV, cancer, risk )

Eduardo
- 2537 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
At least one in 10 teenage girls is carrying a sexually-transmitted disease which could give them cancer. By the age of 18, around 20% of girls will have contracted the virus, while by the age of 24, 40% will have done so.
Improving Reproductive Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's Reproductive Rights, UNFPA, girls, women, child, health, HIV, safe births )

K. A.
- 2543 days ago - unfpa.org
UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND- their vision - that every child is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.
MUST READ: CDC: Suicide Rate Among U.S. Girls Soars
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, girls, research, suicide )

Kemsa
- 2550 days ago - chicagotribune.com
The suicide rate among preteen and young teen girls spiked 76 percent, a disturbing sign that federal health officials say they can't fully explain. For all young people between ages 10 to 24, the suicide rate rose 8 percent from 2003 to 2004...........
 

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