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Not Just A Cosmetic Problem

The effect that toxic chemicals in makeup have on their youngest buyers – teens who may be less discriminating about the products they use – is particularly worrisome.

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“The Most Invisible Entity” : EU Focuses on Girl Children

This summer, the European Council adopted a set of indicators to monitor the advancement of girls’ rights to access education and sexual and reproductive health care, and to ensure the eradication of child sexual exploitation.

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Child Marriage: We Have Solutions

We know what works to increase age of marriage in communities where child marriage is common. So why are so few Republicans backing legislation to support those development programs?

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Get Real! I Hate Being a Girl. What’s Wrong?

Heather Corinna brings Scarleteen’s popular sexual health advice column to RH Reality Check! This week, Heather talks to a young woman who doesn’t like being a girl.

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When India’s Resources Mobilize to Save a Girl Child

In India, there are laws to prevent dowry, domestic violence, sexual harassment and child marriage. But in the country’s social context, these laws aren’t very effective.

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Trusting Teenagers

The very act of gaining knowledge can give girls a huge boost in self-esteem. But in order to enable them to gain knowledge, we first have to trust them. “In Treatment”‘s character Sophie is one of television’s few complex teenage girls.

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