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We help support programs that encourage youth to become self-confident, contributing members of their communities.
Healthy Food and Physical Activity
We believe that children and youth have the right to learn about and have access
to healthy food and safe environments for physical activity.
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We adhere to high moral and ethical principles. We highly value candid, constructive, and mutually beneficial relationships with our collaborators and
7 in 10 girls said they're more likely to be less assertive in their decision making when they are feeling insecure.
Body Image research found that looking at magazines for 60 minutes lowers self-esteem in over 80% of girls.
8 in 10 girls say taking time to take care of themselves helps them feel more confident.
8 in 10 girls avoid seeing friends and family when they don't feel good about the way they look.
Over 50% of teen girls use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting, and taking laxatives
Among high school students, 44% of girls are attempting to lose weight.
7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or don't measure up in some way including their looks, performance in school and relationships with friends and family
CHECK THE FACTS
2016 Dove Global Beauty and Confidence Report
2017 Girls and Beauty Confidence: The Global Report
Beauty Distorted by Media by Dove Self-Esteem Project
Gallivan,Heather R, PsyD, LP, Park Nicollet Melrose Center,
Teens, Social Media and Body Image 2015
Teens and Body Shaming: 5 Ways You Can Help Your Teen
11 Facts About Girls Self-Esteem