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Girl Wants GMOs Out of Girl Scout Cookies
Health & Wellness  (tags: Girl Scouts, cookies, videos, girls, food )

- 995 days ago -
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 )

- 1060 days ago -
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 )

- 1256 days ago -
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 )

- 1413 days ago -
"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 )

- 1939 days ago -
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 )

- 2134 days ago -
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 )

- 2210 days ago -
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 )

- 2216 days ago -
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 )

- 2453 days ago -
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 )

- 2480 days ago -
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 )

- 3262 days ago -
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 )

- 3291 days ago -
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 )

- 3297 days ago -
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 )

- 3305 days ago -
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...........
What Is Female Genital Mutilation?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, woman, girls, violence, health, risks, abuse )

- 3430 days ago -
FGM includes all procedures involving total or partial removal of the external female genitalia or other injuries to the female genital organs, whether for cultural, religious or other non-therapeutic reasons.

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