On New Year’s Day in 2018, Stop Sexual Assault in Schools launched the #MeTooK12 campaign in partnership with the National Women’s Law Center. To mark the second anniversary, we’re looking at the campaign’s impact to date and where it’s headed.
History infrequently takes the contributions of women, not to mention girls, seriously—so if you weren’t around in the 1980s, you’ve probably never heard of Samantha Smith.
The University of Michigan Diag is more crowded than usual lately—because student activism against sexual violence is coming to a head.
Gen Z and Millennials have every right to be angry—and Boomers need to get mad as hell again.
Tiara Darisaw knew something was wrong with the water in her Flint, Michigan home, when it tasted sweet. “Like big brown chocolate milk,” the 15-year old said.
The girl who came to the rural health center in Jocotán was only 13. I cannot forget her face. Her eyes were wide with terror and shame. Her voice trembled when she finally got up the nerve to speak, and then she collapsed, crying. She was pregnant. She had no idea how it had happened. It seems incredible, but nobody had ever explained to her how her body worked.
Teen girls want to address sexual harassment where it begins: in middle and high school.
Advocates for Youth has re-launched their 1 in 3 campaign for abortion rights as Abortion Out Loud. The new campaign is focused on fostering conversations about abortion rights that center young people—who are both disproportionately impacted by abortion restrictions and make up more than half of those who have abortions.
According to this year’s Greater LA Homeless Count, there are more than 4,000 transition-age youths experiencing homelessness on any given night in LA County. Storey Wertheimer decided to do something about it.
Noor Aldayeh had around 2,000 followers on Instagram when she first decided to share her story about struggling with bulimia. Today, she has over 40,000.