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“For Girls to Feel Safe”

Community Engineering for Sexual Assault Prevention

Day Greenberg and Angela Calabrese Barton

René exuded ownership and strength, smiling and caressing their jacket as they pointed out its most important components. They voiced their expertise with agentic power. René: If you’re in danger and someone is trying to kidnap you … or someone is

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Kokums to the Iskwêsisisak

COVID-19 and Urban Métis Girls and Young Women

Carly Jones, Renée Monchalin, Cheryllee Bourgeois, and Janet Smylie

cultural knowledge from the Kokums to the Iskwêsisisak . It is because of this rich matrilineal knowledge base and the strengths of our knowledge exchange systems that Métis communities have resisted and survived colonial attempts to erase our ways of

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Perfect Love in a Better World

Same-Sex Attraction between Girls

Wendy L. Rouse

“know that this thing exists and should guard against its faintest expression.” She explained, “In my own case the strength of my love [for a woman] swept me off my feet, but I never believed that it was right or decent.” The biggest negative impact she

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Emily Anderson

/ UNICEF 2005 ; UNICEF n.d.). Situate Data in the Public Domain One of the strengths of using new media as a policy tool is that it enables dynamic interaction between and among policy actors. This dynamic engagement between organizations and individuals

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Tweens as Technofeminists

Exploring Girlhood Identity in Technology Camp

Jen England and Robert Cannella

technologies. Set to Katy Perry’s self-described “female empowerment” song 6 “Roar” ( Payne 2015 ), Clarivel’s documentary opens and closes with shots of campers in strength poses: arms crossed, hands on hips, fists up like superheroes. For most of her

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Dustin William Louie

from the strength of the lived experience, we can also rely on the Indigenous knowledges present in traditional communities to be translated into academic theory. To encourage systemic change, stakeholders must honor transformational Indigenous theory

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Social Isolation and Disrupted Privacy

Impacts of COVID-19 on Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Contexts

Sarah Baird, Sarah Alheiwidi, Rebecca Dutton, Khadija Mitu, Erin Oakley, Tassew Woldehanna, and Nicola Jones

girls, but address the interests, access requirements, and strengths of people whose voices tend to be overlooked or obscured in traditional research approaches ( Mitchell and Reid-Walsh 2009 ; Mohanty 2013 ). The GAGE methodological toolkit is designed

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Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

deserves to have access to a soccer ball and whether she thinks she has the resources and strength to reverse any present circumstance preventing her from accessing that experience of kicking it is directly linked to her capabilities related to her self

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Sarah Hill

independence, assertiveness and strength, laced with patriarchal notions of beauty and attractiveness. Girl Power, thus defined, leaves neither material nor discursive spaces for differentially constituted disabled girlhood” (2005: 254). This lack of space for

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

dominance and clan control of resources. The extreme effects of globalization and the digital divide have led, for some, to unhindered access to education, technology, and cultural strength, and for others to geographically bound lives of material and