Body image

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What's happening to our girls?

Book
Adolescence
Gender
body image
safer sex

Topics: puberty, alcohol and drugs, bullying, sex, friendships, romantic relationships, body image.


Non-fiction


Too much too soon. how our kids are overstimulated, oversold and oversexed. Over two years Maggie Hamilton interviewed girls, teachers, school counsellors, psychologists and law enforcement and medical personnel to get an insider's view on what girls are experiencing at present, from birth to the teenage years.


Age: Parents and teachers

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Reachout.com

Australia
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
health education
help seeking
safer sex
sex education
sexting
friendships

Information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase their coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.

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Girls like that and other plays

Book
Adolescence
Sexuality education
Cyberworld
Fiction
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
lgbti
puberty
sexting
friendships

Topics: sexting, LGBTI, sexual diversity, families, transgender, gender diversity.


Fiction


'Girls Like That' explores the pressures caused by technology when a schoolgirls naked photograph goes viral.

'Banana Boys' is about the challenge of being on the school football team and being secretly gay.

'Holloway Jones' is a about with growing up with a parent in prison.

'Pronoun' is about two childhood sweethearts dealing with the fact that one of them, Isabella, has come out as transgender.


Ages: 13+

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Butterfly Foundation

Australia
body image

Provides support for Australians who suffer from eating disorders and negative body image issues, and their carers.