Post Tagged with: "Girls"

'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

October 18, 2017 6:31 pm0 comments
'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

There has been a steep rise in reports of self-harm among girls aged 13 to 16, according to a study of data from GP practices across the UK. The BMJ study, which looked at figures from 2011-2014, said GPs could be getting better at picking up self-harm. But it was […]

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Nadine Coyle: Girls Aloud split was 'silly'

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
Nadine Coyle: Girls Aloud split was 'silly'

“My favourite smell is bleach,” says Nadine Coyle. “If I walk into the house and there’s things being bleached, it just makes me feel at home, euphoric almost.” She pauses and laughs. “I can’t believe we’re having a whole discussion about bleach. Real pop star things!” The topic has come […]

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Mean Girls the Musical is coming to Broadway in April 2018

September 7, 2017 3:09 pm0 comments
Mean Girls the Musical is coming to Broadway in April 2018

Tina Fey has announced that the Broadway adaptation of Mean Girls will open in April 2018. It’s adapted from the hit 2004 teen comedy and Fey, who appeared in the film, is one of the writers. The date was revealed in a Twitter video featuring the actress and preview dates […]

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So fetch! Meet the cast of the Broadway-bound Mean Girls musical

July 28, 2017 11:46 am0 comments
So fetch! Meet the cast of the Broadway-bound Mean Girls musical

The cast for the Mean Girls musical has been revealed – and it’s so fetch. The show is set to premiere in October at Washington DC’s National Theatre and is then expected to head to Broadway early next year. Tina Fey has been working on the musical with her husband, […]

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Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con

May 30, 2017 5:24 am0 comments
Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con

Scratch below the surface at Comic Con and you might be surprised to find thousands of young women who go because they find it empowering. It might have a reputation for attracting nerds and geeks, but as one female fan put it: “You feel very accepted, and you get to […]

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Why Three Girls is one of TV's toughest watches

May 9, 2017 3:58 am0 comments
Why Three Girls is one of TV's toughest watches

“It was a story that needed to be told,” says Maxine Peake, emphatically. “It’s a story about a swathe of society that has been ignored and bullied.” The actress is referring to Three Girls, a new BBC One drama based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual […]

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Gilmore Girls: The case for and against another return

March 6, 2017 10:50 am0 comments
Gilmore Girls: The case for and against another return

WARNING – This story contains spoilers. Gilmore Girls could be returning to our screens. Again. The show originally ran from 2000 to 2007 but Netflix revived it last year for four feature-length specials. Now, Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos has said he would be keen for more new episodes […]

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Girls lose faith in their own talents by the age of six

January 27, 2017 5:57 am0 comments
Girls lose faith in their own talents by the age of six

Girls start to see themselves as less innately talented than boys do when they are only six years old, a group of US researchers has said. They said the “disheartening” results suggested the problem could snowball to affect future careers. The study on 400 children, in the journal Science, initially […]

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Stress 'changes brains of boys and girls differently'

November 12, 2016 7:43 pm0 comments
Stress 'changes brains of boys and girls differently'

Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a Stanford University study suggests. A part of the brain linked to emotions and empathy, called the insula, was found to be particularly small in girls who had suffered trauma. But in traumatised boys, the insula was […]

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Girls face huge quality of life difference across England

September 12, 2016 3:23 pm0 comments
Girls face huge quality of life difference across England

Girls growing up in parts of England have a much lower quality of life than others, according to analysis of official statistics. Middlesbrough has been ranked the worst place for them to live, and Waverley in Surrey the best. Researchers gave a score to 346 local authority areas based on […]

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