Girls get a lot of negative messages telling them they can’t do things or should look and behave in certain ways just because they’re girls. Girls Inc. is there to remind girls that this is just…well, nonsense. Girls Inc. knows girls can do anything and become anything they try.
The Facts: 1 out of 2 ads targeting girls are about their looks
A third of girls 14 to 17 say they are too fat
Teen girls who read magazine articles about dieting were more likely five years later to practice extreme weight-loss measures, like vomiting, according to a 2007 study done by the University of Minnesota