Regina Coley

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Teen Talk: What Do Our Teenage Girls Say About #BringBackOurGirls?

Influencers from across the globe are expressing outrage over the abduction in April of nearly 300 teenaged girls from a boarding school in Nigeria. Hillary Clinton calls it an act of terrorism. Angelina Jolie has called for the arrest and severe punishment of the perpetrators -- who appear to be …

Why Emma Watson's Graduation Is Important for Teenagers

When I think of mega-successful childhood actors and celebrities, there's one thing I don't typically think of: college. And it isn't without lack of reason, either. When was the last time you were strolling through Georgetown and saw Miley Cyrus wearing a heavy bookbag and a pair of Norts? And …

Teenage girls and domestic violence – the truth

Alone in her room getting ready for a night out, 19-year-old Ashley Jones pulls up her top and tries to pretend that the purple mark disfiguring her lower back isn't there. The bruise is just one of many such hidden injuries inflicted by her long-term boyfriend Reece, the father of their child.<p>This …

Let's Hear It for the Girls

A small class of girls sat on the floor discussing the online coverage of the girls who were kidnapped in Nigeria. Thoughts about the responses to the Internet phenomena on Twitter abounded. Being members of an all girl's school themselves, they grappled with the concept of education being seen as …

Bindi Irwin Thinks Young Girls Should Dress Their Age. Is She Right?

It seems that not a week goes by without some news story about school dress codes and whether or not they’re fair, but it’s a little rarer when an …

Teens

• Explain what a stereotype is.<br>A stereotype is a popular belief about specific types of individuals or groups<br>• Say how and why we stereotype.<br>We as humans …

63 abducted women, girls escape from Boko Haram

Sixty-three women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram last month in Nigeria escaped from their captors and have returned to their burnt village, a security source and a local vigilante fighting the militant group said.<p>The hostages were seized from the Kummabza village in northern Borno state on June …

Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools

<b>There are women walking through Accra's crowded streets performing remarkable balancing acts.</b><p>They have pyramids of fruit, water bottles and coils of clothing carried in bundles on their head. Their backs are ram-rod straight, their footing certain even in the steaming wet heat of Ghana's rainy …

Why Is American Girl Rebranding Their Historical Line Without An Asian Doll?

Is American Girl telling Asian American girls their stories don’t matter?<p>Last month, American Girl announced on its Facebook page it would be discontinuing the four ‘friend’ dolls in their popular line of historical dolls and story books as part of the rebranding of the collection. Although …

Sunne's Gift's: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

1. Natural Afro-Textured Hair is Magical<p>In the children's book entitled Sunne's Gift, the main character's beautiful afro-textured hair enables the character to make the sun rise and set. All afros have magical abilities. What hair defies gravity, replicates the DNA spiral and contains the force of …

Chelsea Clinton wants more girls involved in STEM

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Is Barbie's LinkedIn Profile Good For 'Girl Power?'

In late June, Mattel, Inc. and its signature toy, Barbie, made headlines with the creation of a LinkedIn page for the world-famous doll, complete with a lengthy resume spanning more than 150 careers. It was another interesting marketing move by the toy company, which has recently been promoting its …

Girl Geek Academy wants to teach one million girls to code

Last month, the International Game Developers Association released the results of its developer satisfaction survey, revealing that, 22 per cent of people working in the gaming industry are women. Although this is almost double the percentage five years ago (11.5 per cent), it seems a bit low when …

Startups