Start the Dialogue
Start the Dialogue is a discussion group for women, with a focus on adolescents, that addresses issues ranging from sex to peer pressure to global problems like child labor and female circumcision.
Open to mothers and daughters over the age of 12.
I Am Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler
One in five U.S. high school girls say they do not know three adults to turn to if they have a problem.
About one in three high school students have been or will be involved in an abusive relationship. Forty percent of teenage girls ages fourteen to seventeen say they know someone who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend.
More than 900 million girls and women are living on less than a dollar a day.