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The Status of Girls


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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.

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

Download the 2017 Executive Summary

Download the 2017 Status of Girls in NC Report

Download the 2017 News Release

Download the 2013 Status of Girls in NC Report

College Research on Women and Girls

With a long history of educating strong women, Meredith is a leading source of research on selected women's issues

The Status of Women in NC Politics

The Meredith College Poll




Contact Information
General Information:
Matthew Poslusny, Provost
(919) 760-8115
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Press Contact:
Melyssa Allen, News Director
(919) 760-8455
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