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Girls & Sex

Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

By Peggy Orenstein
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Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Girls & Sex (2016) illuminates the shadowy landscape of sex and sexuality that girls and young women struggle to navigate today. Many developing women are trying to find the right balance between who society wants them to be and who they want to be themselves. This is no easy task, but we can make it easier by changing the way we talk about sex and by empowering girls to shape their own future.

  • Parents of young daughters
  • Teenagers uncertain about sex and its consequences
  • Teachers eager to help girls lead a better life

Peggy Orenstein is a prolific and popular writer whose work can be read online at Salon or in the pages of the New Yorker, USA Today and the New York Times magazine. She is also the author of multiple best-selling books, including Cinderella Ate My Daughter, Flux, Schoolgirls and Waiting for Daisy.

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