Strong- Healthy Living
94% of Girls Inc. girls feel pregnancy would interfere with their schoolwork.
Girls increase their understanding of health issues affecting them, their families, and their communities. They develop the motivation and practical skills to take charge of their health today and throughout their lives.
Through Healthy Living programming girls:
Increase their level of physical activity and view their bodies more positively.
These programs are offered in-school and after school.
Thanks to the generous support of our partners we are able to offer all of our programs free of charge.
Girls create a cultural shift towards breaking the silence around gender based violence. Through art, girls express their learning about consent, gender equality and healthy relationships to be displayed in a community exhibit.
Girls at Bat
Girls will increase their sense of connection, courage, leadership and love of sport with fun baseball drills paired with vital self-esteem, team-building and personal health activities.
Through Girls Inc. Sporting Chance, girls build a foundation for enjoying sports, adventure and physical activity throughout their lives. Girls develop movement and athletic skills, cooperative and competitive spirit, and healthy habits. They experience the benefits and excitement of taking positive risks that bolster their self-confidence and personal growth.
Girls Inc. Friendly PEERsuasion
Girls develop skills to resist pressure to use harmful substances, such as drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and household chemicals. After learning healthy ways to manage stress, create boundaries and say no to peer pressure, girls becomes educators to those younger than them.
Girls Inc. Run Club
Girls will build their self-esteem, develop healthy body image and have open discussion on running technique, how to deal with stress, eating healthy and physical activity.
Girls Inc. Mind+Body
Girls Inc. Mind+Body supports and promotes the whole health of girls ages 6 to 18, using a philosophy which recognizes that many factors, including physical and mental wellness, contribute to girls’ health.