In today’s society children are bombarded with over-sexualized media content, gestures and advances in every aspect of life. This type of interaction can have long lasting negative effects on young women. To explore this issue further we had the opportunity to speak with the Girls Empowerment Mission, better known as GEM. This organization designed a program to empower high school girls from under served communities by providing opportunities and growth experiences that will enable them to become independent, self-sufficient, and confident young women.
For more links and information please visit: www.gemmaryland.org