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The Girls Action Foundation provides spaces for girls to speak out, build skills, and create action on issues that are important and real to them. Their national programs address violence prevention, health promotion, media literacy and leadership.

In the past year, the Girls Action Foundation collaborated with researchers at the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health to develop a series of information sheets to support the work of facilitators of girls’ empowerment groups. These resources are:

The “Girls, Alcohol and Depression” resource is 12 pages long and discusses the links between depression and alcohol consumption. It also includes sample activities to generate discussion with girls around these issues. The resources are available in English and French.