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Why Doesn’t Sex Ed Cover Body Image?

Without a doubt, American sexual education needs a lot of work. Only 25 states even mandate that it be taught in public schools, and only 13 states require those sex ed programs to be medically accurate. In 2016, a study published by the Guttmacher Institute found today's teens are actually receiving less education on topics like contraception and STI prevention than they [...]

Kate Winslet: ‘Social Media Single Most Damaging Place For Young Women’

Kate Winslet has zero time for Instagram. In an interview with UK Vogue, the Oscar-winning actor offered her thoughts on ageing gracefully, and her beauty routine, (spoiler: she's very low maintenance). But the 42-year-old didn't glaze over how young women have been negatively implicated by social media. "Just today a close friend, a younger actress who is well-known, [...]

Young Women Feeling Most Stress at Modern Life

Newsx.com Numerous studies have shown the contradiction reported by women who are high-achieving, but whose internal turmoil has a detrimental impact on their quality of life. Despite coming out on top of many socio-economic indicators, such as income and education levels, more and more young women are finding themselves struggling with high levels of stress. - Alana [...]

Teaching Students To Face Their Anxiety

Teaching young women how to face their fears is succeeding in reducing anxiety and depression among Sydney schoolgirls. Macquarie University is tracking 2000 teenage girls for four years to identify which genetic, environmental and cognitive factors influence the development of anxiety and depression, and what works to prevent these conditions. Anxiety and depression are the [...]

Kanye West, naked Kim Kardashian in music soft p*rn

There have been concerns for some time that porn culture has infiltrated the music business. This video clip doesn't so much confirm that ugly truth, as shout it from the rooftops. It is a pop culture message that is damaging young peoples lives and completely rewriting how young women see themselves and the way they [...]

Girl Mag Watch

A call for consistency in messaging to girls: Girlfriend February 2013  Many girls and young women look to girl’s magazines for advice on life, relationships, bodies, health and sexuality. But too often they receive conflicting advice and mixed messages and even, sometimes, outright contradiction. Take for example, information provided in the sealed section of Girlfriend [...]

Pro-ana websites

''Ana'' is not a real person but an identity, adopted as self, friend and foe, the embodiment of anorexia. Her speech is the self-talk and self-hate that typifies a condition that is all about internalising how you look - or think you look - on the outside, and clinging to the conviction that salvation lies [...]