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THE INVESTING IN GIRLS ALLIANCE MISSION

The mission of the Investing in Girls Alliance is to improve services for middle school girls in central Massachusetts through research, education, advocacy, and collaboration.

Investing in Girls Alliance has three Priority Areas to impact girls well-being:

Physical, Mental and Sexual Health: These are core to girls well being and good health provides the foundation for girls achievements throughout her lifetime

Education and Economic Empowerment: Giving girls the tools and opportunities they need to be in charge of their lives and actively engage in their families and communities

Violence and Safety: Ensuring the safety of girls where they grow, learn, work and play is essential to girls success

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Gravely Threatened by Trump Administration

Teen pregnancy rates have been dropping nationally, and Massachusetts has consistently had one of the lowest teen pregnancy rates in the United States.


INFORMATION SOURCE: MEDIUM, Mass Alliance on Teen Pregnancy

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IIGA strategically selects partners that will ensure the promotion of IIGA's mission to improve services to middle-school girls.
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IIGA NEWS AND MEDIA POSTS

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Thank the Massachusetts Senate for Passing the Healthy Youth Act

Exciting news. Thanks to your advocacy, the Massachusetts Senate just overwhelmingly passed the Healthy Youth Act, a commonsense bill ensuring that when students receive sex education in their schools, the […]

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Trump Cuts Over $200 Million from Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

He’s trying to push abstinence-only education.

by Suzannah Weiss, teen vogue

Over 81 teen pregnancy prevention programs that were expecting government funding through the end of June 2020 will now only receive […]

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Gender Stereotypes About Coding Ability Start as Young as 1st Grade, Study Finds- EDWEEK.COM

Experience programming robots can make young girls more interested in technology and more confident in their abilities in related subjects, a study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology […]

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Kathrine Switzer finishes Boston Marathon again, 50 years later

About a mile into running the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, Kathrine Switzer realized something…

For the last 50 years, she thought she was about 2 miles into running the 1967 […]

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Another sector for women and girls to consider for their careers-Entrepreneurship!

Worcester’s women entrepreneurs need to stop sailing solo
When I was about 11 years old, I walked to a local business across the street from my home in Quinsigamond Village and […]

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GIRLS OF ENERGY

Girls of Energy is designed to ignite curiosity and engage young minds across the globe and the Department of Energy is thrilled to showcase exceptional women who are conquering today’s […]

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