G(irls) 20 Summit

G(irls) 20 Summit - France

In October, 2011, the second-annual G(irls) 20 Summit to address women’s issues was held in Paris, France. The G(irls)20 Summit brings together one delegate from each G20 country, plus a representative from the chair country of the African Union. The delegates debate, discuss and design innovative ideas necessary to empower girls and women globally. While …

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Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play

The latest book from Lorna Blumen, co-creator of Girls’ Respect Groups, is now available! Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play is a powerful book on children’s bullying and the corrosive, enabling role adults inadvertently play. Why is bullying still a growing crisis, after a decade of bullying prevention programs? Bullying Epidemic looks clearly at the …

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Respect: Crucial Foundation for Girls (& Boys)

On July 5, 2011, Lorna Blumen will be presenting a workshop to the Toronto District School Board on girls’ respect. Respect drives all our important life decisions – how we approach school, work, friendships and romance. Girls’ self-respect is under attack from all sides today – mean girl frenemies, unattainable media images, disrespect from adults …

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What Does Respect Mean To You?

re·spect (ri-spekt) n: a feeling of high regard, honour, or esteem. This month, were going back to respect basics. At GRG, were always interested in the news, looking at stories that make us think about what respect looks like in everyday life. Take a look at RealBeautyIs.com, a website developed by Lori Fields, a New …

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Lyric Elliott – Bullying vs. Respect

For over a year, Lyric Elliot, 8, had been pushed around and beaten up by classmates. Unable to solve the problem despite contacting the school and school board over 100 times, Lyric’s mother finally removed her from the school and called the media to publicize the story. School Board Superintendant Kerry-Lynn Stadnyk feels that Lyric …

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