In a new documentary from PBS, researcher and author Rachel Simmons examines the challenges facing young women as they surf the waves of 21st century adolescence.
The PBS Parents Guide to Raising Girls will help you understand your daughter's inner and outer worlds. You'll find out how to help her grow up powerful, self-confident, and self-aware — with a critical eye towards the messages the media is marketing to her.
Are the brains of girls and boys wired differently or does society promote behavioral differences and gender stereotypes?
Discover the secrets to your daughter's social life and how you can support her through the ups and downs of friendships.
Learn how you can help your daughter develop a positive body image and avoid the eating disorder trap.
Raising a Powerful Girl
Powerful girls grow up feeling secure in who they are. Find out what you can do to help!
The Girl Net
The influences of media, technology and marketing surround girls like a net. Get strategies for helping girls develop a critical eye and avoid the trap.
Find Web sites, books and other resources for raising a strong and confident girl.