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Meeting a critical need

In Massachusetts, 35% of adolescent girls report being bullied, 50% report having unprotected sex, and 65% report recently drinking alcohol. It is clear that girls are in need of comprehensive health education that they see as relevant to their real lives. Schools and youth-serving organizations engage our Girls’ Health workshop series to deliver just that. 

Over a series of seven workshop sessions, our highly trained Girls Health Coordinator leads groups of middle or high school girls to:  

  • Learn about key health topics most relevant to them    
  • Identify factors that affect their health, influence their behaviors and ways to take control  
  • Work together to practice newly acquired health skills

The Girls’ Health workshop series is offered at no cost to our partner organizations.


The right information at the right time

Our seven session curriculum covers the topics most important to girls’ long-term health and wellbeing, including: 

  • Self-esteem, Media & Body Image  
  • Healthy relationships
  • Growth and development  
  • Sexual health 
  • Nutrition and fitness 

We tailor curriculum and workshop format to meet the specific needs of middle school or high school students, to fit school climate, and to comply with school requirements.

Girls' depiction of expectations of themselves (inside) and from society (outside). Created during the Media/Body Image workshop

Girls’ depiction of expectations of themselves (inside) and from society (outside). Created during the gender, media and body image workshop