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Girls

Media Portrayal of Women and Girls
Part of the Media Awareness Network site from Canada. To search for lesson plans on gender portrayal, visit the Lesson Library section ( http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/teachers/index.cfm ) and use the drop-down menu to find "gender portrayal."

Cybergrrl
A useful, comic, and very practical listing of information on issues of concern to girls. Includes a search engine.

Girls Action Foundation
A series of publications and resources for girls' programmers and young leaders that are available to consult and download on-line via the Girls Action Foundation, which was founded in 1995.

Amelia Bloomer Project
Part of the Feminist Task Force, American Library Association, compiles annual lists of recommended feminist books for youth (since 2002).

Girl's Health
National public education campaign sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services to encourage and empower 9- to 14- year old girls. Site includes games, a diary, sports links, and a section for adults who care about girls.

MySistahs.org
This companion site to youthshakers.org offers information and advice specifically for young women of color, including African-American, Latina, Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American girls.

Girls Incorporated
A "national youth organization dedicated to helping every girl become strong, smart and bold."

Trends in Educational Equity of Girls & Women (2004)

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