Girls’ perspectives on girls’ groups and healthy living

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Points de vue des filles sur les groupes de filles et la vie saine
Owning Org: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Girls Action Foundation in collaboration with the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (BCCEWH) and the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS).
Publication Date: 
2012

Summary of research and links to backgrounders intended to support the work of facilitators of girls’ empowerment groups, programmers and organizations working with girls and young women. The research project examined: best practices in health promotion with girls and healthy living issues such as prevention of tobacco uptake, obesity, physical inactivity and dating violence; the central elements of girls’ empowerment group approaches and how they might provide a model for gender-specific health promotion; and what girls say they get from these groups.

Best practices in health promotion with girls and healthy living issues such as prevention of tobacco uptake, obesity, physical inactivity and dating violence;
2. The central elements of girls’ empowerment group approaches and how they might provide a model for gender-specific health promotion; and,
3. What girls say they get from these groups.