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Study: Delay The Dreaded Middle School Years

New research suggests delaying middle school might help girls remain free of body image issues until at least slightly later in life.

09/24/2014

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Dad Doing Chores Influences Daughter’s Career Ambitions

A recent study finds fathers who perform an equal share of household chores were more likely to have daughters who aspired to less traditional feminine occupations.

08/25/2014

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Do Daughters Cause Divorce? Not So Fast, Researchers Say

If studies done in recent years are any indication, the answer might appear to be yes – research shows that marriages that produce firstborn daughters are statistically more likely to end in divorce – but the real question is, why?

07/25/2014

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Local Students Show Their Support For Missing Nigerian Girls

At a prayer service they join the call to bring back the 267 girls, pulled from their beds in a boarding school by Islamic militants.

05/09/2014

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Philadelphia Man Charged In Sex Trafficking Conspiracy

Police charged 43-year-old Adrian Palmer, of Philadelphia, is charged by Indictment, with conspiring in the sex trafficking of girls under the age of 18.

10/18/2013

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Sleep Habits Affect Cognitive Ability In Some Children

By the time kids reach seven, not having a regular bedtime may affect cognition; girls with regular bedtimes scored eight or nine times more than those who did not.

08/27/2013

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Comedy Giants Contend For Emmys: Which Actors Will Bring Home The Win?

The comedy categories in this year’s prime time Emmy Awards are packed with major talent. From Lena Dunham to Bob Newhart, there are major stars vying for the top honors this year. Check out who might take home the Emmy – do you agree?

08/22/2013

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Top Contenders Among ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’ Emmy Nominees

The Emmy race for Outstanding Comedy Series is a tight one this year, but it’s likely to come down to The Big Bang Theory, 30 Rock, and Louie for the top honor. Which show will Emmy voters choose for the prize?

08/22/2013

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Retailer Pulls Controversial T-shirt From Shelves After Inciting Social Media Firestorm

The girl’s shirt reads, “My Best Subjects” at the top and has boxes checked off next to the words “Shopping,” “Music” and “Dancing.” A box next to the word “Math” is left blank, with the phrase “Well, nobody’s perfect” underneath.

08/07/2013

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Online Series ‘House Of Cards’ Makes Emmy History

Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.

07/18/2013

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Judge To Decide If Girl Can Remain On Boys Hockey Team

A New Hampshire judge is expected to decide whether a high school junior can continue to play on the boys’ varsity ice hockey team now that her school has formed a girls’ team.

12/19/2012

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Area Chefs Join New Jersey Girl In Push For ‘Gender-Neutral’ Easy Bake Oven

The 13-year-old 8th-grader from Garfield, N.J., started the petition when she went to buy an Easy-Bake Oven for her 4-year-old-brother, Gavyn Boscio, but discovered it comes only in purple and pink.

12/11/2012

Tech Girlz

by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Women hold more than half of all professional occupations in the US; but fewer than 24% of all computing-related enterprises. Only 16% of Fortune 500 technology companies have women corporate […]

09/14/2010

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