Social Pressures Teen Girls Face

30 Blogs Addressing the Social Pressures Teen Girls Face Teenage girls suffer a daily barrage of views and opinions on how they should look, dress and behave. With so much external pressure, these girls can often suffer from both physical and psychological health issues. Since the advent of social media, the pressures that teenage girls face have greatly increased. Cyber bullying is only the tip of the iceberg, as there are other less apparent pressures, such as targeted advertising, … [Read more...]

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 17

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is held on 17 May every year. On 17 May 1990, the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases. Following the international movement to commemorate the date every year as the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a number of organizations in the UN have been marking 17 May with special events and awareness-raising campaigns. “My grades fell dramatically. I … [Read more...]

Ayi Jihu inspiring to achieve at Raymond Cree Middle school in Palm Springs

Ayi Jihu inspiring to achieve at Raymond Cree Middle school in Palm Springs Watching hundreds of kids enthralled, listening to the experience of a young Chinese girl who fought against all the odds to become a star was truly something to behold. Having seen and reported on Ayi Jihu’sCanadian experience with kids in schools I like many others wondered just how the American youngsters would handle her. What we all discovered is that where ever she goes and whoever she speaks to the … [Read more...]

Your Child: Bully or Victim?

  Your Child: Bully or Victim?     There has been a great deal of discussion in the professional and the lay literature regarding bullying. In this book, Your Child: Bully or Victim? Understanding and Ending School Yard Tyrany, Sheras and Tippins provide a thorough analysis of the problem and specific interventions. They employ excellent vignettes to illustrate their point and support their advice with research. It provides much more than most books on bullying and victimization. And … [Read more...]

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