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This ten-session program improves adolescent girls' confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness, encouraging students to develop problem-solving strategies about peer pressure, sex, substance abuse, and being a parent.

Introduction and Rationale
Introduction and rationale

This resource introduces a programme, called ‘Girl's World’, to support high school girls in developing their confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness. A major focus is also placed upon the development of emotional literacy and the ways in which girls can effectively contribute to peer support structures and mechanisms which aid the inclusion of all girls in both the social and school arenas. It was originally developed for, and delivered to, a group of girls within the context of a Pupil Referral Unit. However, given that the issues and content covered are obviously pertinent to all girls, we have compiled the ten sessions into a programme, which can be delivered to both smaller groups and whole classes of girls at high school ...

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