News tagged with girls

How children view privacy differently from adults

Have you seen the how-to video of a teenage girl styling her hair that went disastrously wrong? She was obviously very disturbed by what happened, yet still uploaded the footage onto YouTube. Do you think a 45 or 50 year-old ...

dateApr 15, 2015 in Internet
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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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Bridging the gender-gap in maths

( -- A concerning gender-gap exists in career aspirations among Australian youth across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, a new study has found.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Cookies or careers?

Nearly 5 million American children participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but until now no one has looked at the gender messages young people get when they start collecting those coveted badges.

dateApr 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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