How to Teach Girls They're Just as Worthy as Boys

Inside this guidebook, you'll find concise how-to instructions, age-appropriate ideas, and real-life scenarios for helping girls (ages 5-11) overcome gender bias by boosting their confidence. These are the steps we found to be the most effective for making sure your message sinks in:

  1. Help her understand where she fits.
  2. Define gender bias together and give her specific options for responding to it.
  3. Provide options for helping her feel included in girl power.
  4. Create a gender-equal home environment.
  5. Explain consent at her level so she feels like she owns it.
  6. Guide her toward discovering her passion.
  7. Help her find the right role model.

Please note: All of our instructions align with American Psychological Association child development guidelines.

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