Girls and young women in Australia are overwhelmingly eager to lead change on the biggest social issues facing their time and look up to fierce, determined and unapologetic female leaders for inspiration. They cited their mothers as their main source of support in their own lives and fierce female leaders as their inspirations. The survey of young women and girls aged 12 to 25 found:. For every Greta and every Malala, there are hundreds of fearless girl activists in the developing world doing extraordinary work every day to combat child marriage, child trafficking, teen pregnancy and violence. And we know that globally, girls in the developing world will bear the brunt of climate change. We must continue to fund and advocate for free, accessible and appropriate education for girls everywhere as a hugely important way to mitigate the impact of climate. Girls everywhere are rising up and taking charge. They are wise beyond their years and they understand that action is the antidote for despair. They need support from all of us to succeed. We must stand in solidarity with these incredible young people who are refusing to be consumed by despair and are sending a powerful message to our political leaders that apathy and inaction will not be tolerated.
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Girls as young as six may be recognising the sexualisation depicted in media images with concerning potential future consequences, according to Curtin University researchers. Young Australian girls aged years were shown pictures of sexualised and non-sexualised girls the same age as them, in an effort to explore how young Australian girls describe and respond to sexualised and non-sexualised depictions of their peers. The research determined by age 11, young girls appeared to have assimilated distinct stereotypes about sexualised girls. By providing an understanding of how sexualisation is responded to by young girls, this study represented important exploratory work that can inform parents and teachers of the degree to which young girls may be influenced by sexualised content. Support for the research project was provided by The Butterfly Foundation and done in collaboration with The University of Western Australia. News and events. Media centre. Media releases. Young Australian girls aware of sexualisation. The paper was published in Body Image and the full paper is available upon request.
Two teenage girls have been charged by police after they were filmed wreaking havoc in a David Jones, swearing and punching at bystanders. A viral video show two teenage girls causing chaos in a NSW department store, punching and screaming at people. Two teenage girls have been charged by police after they were filmed in a viral video causing chaos in a NSW department store, punching and screaming at people during an angry outburst. The video begins with the girls trying to punch the person filming their antics, before a security guard turns up. One of the teens throws a punch at a man filming them.