HOW GIRLS’ GROUPS CAN PROMOTE HEALTH PROMISING PRACTICES FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

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Girls’ groups provide an important space for girls to come together to address personal, social and political issues. Many girls’ groups directly or indirectly promote health and well-being and can have an important role in addressing healthy living issues such as smoking prevention, nutrition and obesity, physical inactivity and dating violence.

Research shows that girls’ groups can be an effective model for health promotion with girls. In this information sheet, we describe some of the elements of community programs that can make a difference to the health and well being of girls.

Click here to download the information sheet!

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