Editorial: If Girls of Color Are Not Safe in School, Where Can They Be?

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"Millions have watched the footage of an unarmed young woman…

Why We Shouldn't Be Surprised That a Young Black Girl Was Brutalized in Her School

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"Yesterday we reported on a story about a teen girl in South…

What Happened in South Carolina is a Daily Risk for Black Children

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"In 1920, W.E.B. DuBois wrote: “There is no place for black…

Girls in juvenile detention are often the victims of family violence, report finds

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"Tanya Robinson’s time in juvenile detention started with the…

Girls Serve Significantly Longer Sentences Than Boys in the Juvenile Justice System

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"Austin, Texas - Females in the Texas juvenile justice system…

Gender Injustice: System-Level Juvenile Justice Reform For Girls

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Despite decades of attention, the proportion of girls in the…
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Obama Speech Focuses on Plight of US Black Women

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"U.S. President Barack Obama said African-American women continue…

Obama’s call to lift up black women gets applause, but some want specific plan

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"President Obama’s passionate testimony to the contributions…

Juvenile Justice Reform Must Address the Unique Needs of LGBTQ Girls

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"After being in and out of court for offenses such as shoplifting…

The Sickening Realities of the ‘Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline’

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"A new report compiled by the Human Rights Project for Girls,…

History of Abuse Seen in Many Girls in Juvenile System

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"As many as 80 percent of the girls in some states’ juvenile…

Council on Foundations: NoVo Looks to Girls as Change Agents

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"The NoVo Foundation is at the leading edge of an effort to…

US Wins Women's World Cup, But Young Athletes Still Face Gender Gap

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"Without a doubt you see the proof that big events like this…

Trafficking in Native Communities

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Although attention to human trafficking has grown in the last…

Black Girls Should Matter, Too

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As advocates and policymakers focus on changing the narrative…

NYC to Launch Young Women's Initiative

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The city will launch a new Young Women’s Initiative to complement…
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Girls Economic Security in the Washington Region

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Women and girls are powerful social change agents in…

Young Women of Color Break the Silence

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NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--The pain of the grand jury's decision…

A Media Toolkit for Reporting on Rape and Sexual Violence

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WHY A MEDIA TOOLKIT ON RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE? The…