Advocating on behalf of all girls
We translate our work with girls into powerful advocacy to improve opportunities for girls to succeed and lead healthy, independent, and educated lives.
We engage in advocacy that focuses on the needs of girls from low-income communities and girls who face multiple, intersectional challenges such as those based on sex, race, religion, ethnicity, immigration status, disability, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Combat Bullying, Harassment, & Sexual Violence
1 in 4 girls experiences sexual abuse or assault by age 18.
Promote Educational Opportunities & Economic Independence
1 in 6 girls won’t finish high school.
Support Girls’ Mental Health
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 10-24.
Advance Reproductive Health
Over 1 in 20 teen girls becomes pregnant each year.
Address the Prevalence of Gender Stereotypes in Media
52% of high school girls report being unhappy with their bodies.
Advocate for Strong and Growing Girls Inc. Local Organizations
Expanding to reach more girls!