Author Archives: Team girlsCAN!

What a fraternity email says about our culture

Georgia Tech’s Phi Kappa Tau fraternity is in damage control mode thanks to an email one of its members sent out explaining how to lure “rape bait” (see story on the girlsCAN! Headlines Facebook page). For those of you not … Continue reading

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NYC Starts Initiative to Boost Girls’ Self-Esteem

New York City’s mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced an new city-wide initiative aimed at combating the popular media’s messages that often undermine girls’ self-esteem and body image. The “I’m Beautiful the Way I Am” initiative is aimed at helping girls … Continue reading

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Innovation Through Combination – A Multi-Faceted Approach To Stamping Out Gender Stereotyping

During development of the girlsCAN! program, we knew that something innovative and effective would be needed in order to create a program that would provide girls with effective methods for changing how males view them. A century of feminist movements … Continue reading

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Origins – The Motivation Behind GenderEqual and girlsCAN!

Current Events Provides the Spark One day last July I was reading a news story about a male harming a female. I’d read so many similar stories during that period that I can’t even remember the details of that particular … Continue reading

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Welcome to the girlsCAN! blog

Welcome to the first entry of the girlsCAN! blog!.

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