young girls http://wvxu.org en Bullying Among Young Girls http://wvxu.org/post/bullying-among-young-girls <p>Being targeted by bullies is a sad reality for millions of kids each year, boys and girls, though girls are more likely to engage in social alienation, and, increasingly, cyberbullying. A local research team has created a <a href="http://www.girlsguidetoendbullying.org/" target="_blank">program for girls</a> that is proving effective in reducing bullying. <a href="http://cech.uc.edu/programs/health_education.html" target="_blank">University of Cincinnati</a> Director of Research &amp; Evaluation, Dr. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 17805 at http://wvxu.org Bullying Among Young Girls Kiki Live: Fun, Fashion and Friends http://wvxu.org/post/kiki-live-fun-fashion-and-friends <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kikimag.com/" target="_blank">Kiki Magazine</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a publication for girls who love life, appreciate creativity, and recognize good ideas. &nbsp;Contributors to the magazine are professional women with a wide range of disciplines. Each issue of the magazine offers seven separate "departments" that blend style and artistry with knowledge and creativity.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On July 27 Kiki Magazine is sponsoring <strong><a href="http://kikimag.com/live/" target="_blank">Kiki Live!</a></strong> an all-day workshop for girls ages 8-14 who want to build self-confidence and creativity through fashion design. &nbsp;The w</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">orkshop, which will be held at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seven Hills School,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">features unique sessions and activities developed to entertain, enrich, and empower.</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:40:45 +0000 Jim Nolan 15153 at http://wvxu.org Kiki Live: Fun, Fashion and Friends "The Myth of the Perfect Girl" http://wvxu.org/post/myth-perfect-girl <p>News Director Maryanne Zeleznik, proud mother of a young girl, spoke recently with <strong>Ana Homayoun</strong>, author of the recently released book <strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Myth-Perfect-Girl-Daughters-Authentic/dp/0399537716/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1361823757&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=myth+of+perfect+girl">The Myth of the Perfect Girl: Helping Our Daughters Find Authentic Success and Happiness in School and Life</a>.</strong> The book makes the case that in our achievement driven, success at any cost lifestyle, even for junior high and high school girls, that the stresses of being the best, or seen as the best, is costing them to lose sight of their true identity. As author Susan Shapiro said of the book<em>, "A smart, funny and engaging study on how to give girls the tools to figure out what they really want - and how to get it.&nbsp; A must-read for girls, mothers, educators and anybody who wants to understand half the population</em>.<em>"</em></p><p></p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 9661 at http://wvxu.org "The Myth of the Perfect Girl" Girls on the Run - Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/girls-run-cincinnati <p><strong>Erin Hamilton</strong>, executive director and local founder of <a href="http://www.gotrcincinnati.org/index.asp"><strong>Girls on the Run - Cincinnati</strong></a>, is in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross </strong>to talk about this year’s</p><p></p><p>5K run/walk on November 17, concluding 12 weeks of training for thousands of local girls (grades 3 through 8), instilling better health habits including exercise and smart eating.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 05:30:05 +0000 Betsy Ross 5561 at http://wvxu.org Girls on the Run - Cincinnati