Have you ever thought that one out of every five girls you know could be a victim of sexual violence? We were at a friend’s house this weekend, and we started a heated discussion about a topic that has been a lot in the press lately: rapes and sexual assault in university campuses in the US. One of the striking findings that comes out of the report of the White House is … [Lee más...] about No, it’s wrong… These cannot be my children
Written by Claudia Piras Elena is 16 years old. She is finishing secondary education, and she lives in an environment of domestic violence. In addition to her mother and brother (her father emigrated for work), six more relatives live at home. She has a poor relationship with her aunt and her uncle had beaten her mother. Hence, Elena does not like to be at home, and … [Lee más...] about You never forget your first love, especially when it is violent*
Have you ever wondered what would happen if, for a moment, we stopped seeing the world in pink and blue? Without limits or stereotypes? Many of us believe that we can all develop our full potential doing just that we love. … [Lee más...] about Glasses Off!
* By Catalina Covacevich In January 2014, 7 year-old Charlotte Benjamin wrote to the Lego corporation, disappointed by the role of female characters in the company’s playsets. In her letter, she said that although she loves playing with Legos, she doesn’t like that there are more “Lego boys” than there are “Lego girls”. She also pointed out that “Lego girls” are always sitting … [Lee más...] about More “Lego” Girls
Girls outperform boys in high school and are more likely to persist in and graduate from college and earn graduate degrees. To understand why this is happening, new research by DiPrete and Buchmann suggests you need to look no further than 8th grade grades. Girls start school more ready to learn than boys. By kindergarten, girls are substantially more attentive, eager to … [Lee más...] about Why Girls Do Better