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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

Websites
Apps
Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
health education
help seeking
mental health
safer sex
sex education
sexting

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 for teenagers

Book
Australia
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Middle secondary
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
lgbti
puberty
sexting

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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Get the Facts - 'Laugh and Learn' videos

Videos
Western Australia
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
body image
gender
law
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
puberty
safer sex
sexualisation
stis and bbvs

Check out the Get the Facts 'Laugh and Learn' series of videos on the Get the Facts website. Designed to make young people laugh while they learn about puberty, condoms, BBVs and keeping safe.

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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.