News tagged with girls

Girls' response to honor-related violence

Girls in families characterised by strong social control often live a double life. Yet the roles and relations in these families are much less static than commonly thought, according to a new doctoral thesis from the University ...

dateJun 18, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Friendship is mainly about 'me, me and me'

Young people mainly select their friends according to the image they have of another person, irrespective of whether the person concerned actually satisfies that image. Dutch researcher Maarten Selfhout has demonstrated that ...

dateOct 23, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Wrinkles are scarier than skin cancer for young tanners

What's the most effective way to convince young women to cut back on their indoor tanning, a habit that hikes their risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 75 percent? Warn them that it will cause leathery, ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Health
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