Tag Archives: Girl’s

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade 

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade Between 2007 and 2016, the number of girls between 10 and 19 taking their own lives climbed by nearly 13 percent a year  Suicides increased among teen and young boys, too, but only by about seven percent  Girls… Read More »

Girls’ Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The types of sexual experiences girls have on the internet can help predict the kinds of risk they face offline, including HIV infections, physically violent relationships and sexual assault, new research suggests. “Girls are under immense pressure to prove themselves to be sexually… Read More »

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) 2019 is Sunday, March 10. This year marks the 14th annual observation. The event is spearheaded by the Office on Women’s Health, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. #DYK? All women are at risk for #HIV ????????‍????????????‍????????????????????‍♀️????????‍????????????, but some are more at… Read More »