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2011 Summer Internship Program

2011 Summer Internship Program

Serious Play for Serious Girls is looking for a dedicated and talented crew, well-versed in related fields of study and research, to help author the 2011 Threats to Girlhood Report.   From assisting with the initial research to mailing out the final product, this team will bring existing skill sets to the table and participate [...]

Call for Research

Call for Research

Serious Play for Serious Girls has issued a call for research on all issues threatening girls’ wellness and wellbeing for the upcoming 2011 Threats to Girlhood Report. If your work contributes valuable insight into girls’ wellness and development, girls’ education, the impact of modeling and messaging, the power of play, or emerging issues affecting the [...]

The Case for Girls’ Schools

The Case for Girls’ Schools

“The Case for Girls’ Schools” report is now available online. Girls’ schools help reduce Threats to Girlhood by overturning the gender stereotypes that limit girls’ interests in maths and sciences, that keep girls from taking on leadership roles, that cause girls to feel self-conscious playing sports, and that limit girls’ lifelong potential.

The Updated 2010 Threats to Girlhood Report

The Updated 2010 Threats to Girlhood Report

The updated 2010 Threats to Girlhood Report is now available online at www.ThreatsToGirlhood.com Threats to Girlhood include all of the issues, mindsets, factors, trends, and circumstances that impact girls’ lifelong health, wellness, happiness, and ability to succeed.

The Case for Girls’ Schools

The Case for Girls’ Schools

Girls’ schools help reduce Threats to Girlhood by overturning the gender stereotypes that limit girls’ interests in maths and sciences, that keep girls from taking on leadership roles, that cause girls to feel self-conscious playing sports, and that limit girls’ lifelong potential.

Tri Delta is Taking on Fat Talk

Tri Delta is Taking on Fat Talk

Fat Talk refers to all of the self-talk, statements, conversations, and expressions that contribute to unhealthy and unrealistic body images. Fat Talk is a Threat to Girlhood that degrades women’s confidence, and the Tri Delta fraternity is taking it on. To help End Fat Talk, Tri Delta has declared October 18th – 22nd “Fat Talk Free [...]

The 2010 Threats to Girlhood Report

The 2010 Threats to Girlhood Report

Serious Play for Serious Girls just released the first edition of the 2010 Threats to Girlhood Report. Threats to Girlhood include all of the issues, mindsets, factors, trends, and circumstances that impact girls’ lifelong health, wellness, happiness, and ability to succeed. Identifying current Threats to Girlhood is an important step towards advancing the well being [...]

2010 Threats to Girlhood Report

2010 Threats to Girlhood Report

Threats to Girlhood include all of the issues, mindsets, factors, trends, and circumstances that impact girls’ lifelong health, wellness, happiness, and ability to succeed. Identifying current Threats to Girlhood is an important step towards advancing the well being of girls, the possibilities for women, and the strength of communities.

Title IX Gets a Makeover

Title IX Gets a Makeover

The National Women’s Law Center has helped overturned and replace a policy loophole that has undermined the effectiveness of Title IX since 2005. The new policy, issued this week by The Department of Education, restores Title IX benefits and protections for female students across the US.

BlackDog Addresses the Missing Ethical Piece in Children’s Branding

BlackDog Addresses the Missing Ethical Piece in Children’s Branding

How do brands impact our global ecology? How do we fill the industry-wide need for child-centric values? BlackDog’s latest blog, “An Oath To Do No Harm,” takes on the growing need for purposed conviction in children’s branding… “What is missing, and what is needed, is conviction. Purposed conviction turned dedicated intent, represented by a sworn [...]

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