Girl Positive: Supporting Girls to Shape a New World by Tatiana Fraser

Girl Positive: Supporting Girls to Shape a New World

byTatiana Fraser, Caia Hagel

Kobo ebook | September 20, 2016

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**Hailed by Sophie Grégoire Trudeau as a "call-to-action" in these highly policiticized times, Girl Positive showcases the diverse voices of girls across North America, and drawing on the wisdom of young women making positive change in their lives and communities, offer tools for families, friends and educators to assist this empowerment.

*      Girl Positive* takes an engaging, cutting-edge view of the cultural, social and political issues facing girls today. Looking closely at topics from social media, sexual violence, hypersexuality and cyberspace identities to girls transforming the world as leaders and agents of change, Girl Positive offers stories of struggle and victory, and brings to light where today’s girls are finding new paths to empowerment. Tatiana Fraser and Caia Hagel explore these insights and challenges with depth, compassion and a sense of adventure.

*      *The authors travelled from Montreal to Toronto, New Haven, Whitehorse, Los Angeles, Vancouver, San Francisco, Detroit and the Wemindji Cree Nation in northern Quebec, to hang out in coffee shops, dance studios, classrooms, gyms, skate parks, beaches and bedrooms, and talk with school girls, college students and young women in their early careers. Interspersed with their narratives is advice and input from experts in media, health, race and gender politics, sexuality, education and leadership. Each chapter also includes a Survival Kit, which offers tips and discussion questions for girls and the adults in their lives. 

*      *Through Fraser and Hagel’s journey readers will learn how to better equip themselves to support girls (and boys)—as parents, friends, educators, mentors and activists. Girl Positive celebrates all girls, illuminates emerging culture and fresh politics, and shows us the future in the making.

Title:Girl Positive: Supporting Girls to Shape a New WorldFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 20, 2016Publisher:Random House of CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:034580841X

ISBN - 13:9780345808417

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must Read! I bought this book a couple days ago, and cannot put it down! There is so much information with real-life examples from young girls and women that make each section eye-opening. As an educator, I will be pulling ideas from this book to incorporate into media literacy and health lessons; to encourage our younger generations to think more critically and consider ways in which society must change. I highly recommend this book. You will not be disappointed!
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Empowering! Bought this book couple week ago when me and my mum went out to celebrate women's day. Worth every pennies. It's a must read
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Empowering and motivating This book explores redefining, reshaping and rising to the pressures and expectations young women face in their daily lives.
Date published: 2016-09-27