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Credit: Getty Images. Teen girls experience relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new study that specifically focuses on reproductive coercion—pressure from a partner to get pregnant. In the study of sexually active female teens, researchers found that nearly one in eight of the young women, who were between ages 14 and 19, experienced reproductive coercion within the last three months.
Susie Neilson. Activists from Girl Up. For Ayesha, a gender equality activist from Sierra Leone, fighting sexism means defying tradition.
Verified by Psychology Today. All girls are different, but regardless of their personality and circumstances, our teenage daughters contend with a barrage of challenges including surging hormonesmixed messages, and social pressures. Teenage girls have a way of disrupting our well-intentioned rational behavior, so forgive yourself for slipping, and then reset your efforts.
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A year-old "special needs" Chicago girl who was beaten by a group of people in a video posted online may also have been sexually assaulted off camera at some other point in time, police said Wednesday. Detectives are trying to piece together basic facts about the "sick and disgusting crimes" committed against the teen, including where and when the beating took place and who was involved, Officer Jose Jara, a police spokesman, said at a news conference. He said the girl, who was taken to an area hospital where she was treated and released, told detectives that she was sexually assaulted in a separate incident.
Shennel E. Henries, a year-old Liberian member of Girl Up, decided to become an activist when she was around 5. When Shennel E.
Media's Effect on Body Image. The popular media television, movies, magazines, etc. Source: National Institute on Media and the Family.