The Status of Girls

The Status of Girls in North Carolina

The Status of Girls in North Carolina documents factors that impact girls' lives within the state. The report highlights areas in which girls in N.C. are making strides, areas in need of improvement, and areas of disparity among girls.

Through this report, Meredith College provides concise, usable information to help our communities foster growth, leadership, and safety for the girls of North Carolina.

General Information:

Amie Hess
Associate Professor of Sociology
(919) 760-8016 (office)
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Press Contact:

Melyssa Allen, News Director
(919) 760-8455
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The Status of Girls in North Carolina report provides data within nine content areas:
  1. demographics and poverty
  2. education
  3. media engagement
  4. physical health
  5. mental health
  6. sexual health
  7. leadership and civic engagement
  8. juvenile offending and victimization
  9. LGBT youth
Gaining Ground and Losing Ground Graphic Chart

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