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Scooby-Doo, blankies and a hair straightener: 10 women share their most beloved objects from childhood

We all have items that bring us back to another time and place — that remind us of who we are, and the people we love

I used to think I wasn’t like other girls. Here’s why that was all wrong.

A lot of us are conditioned to be unhappy with the idea of being a woman

She was the youngest speaker at the March for Our Lives. A year later, Naomi Wadler is still fighting gun violence.

At the rally, the 11-year-old spoke about the black girls ‘whose stories don’t make the front page’

These hijab-wearing dolls break barriers. But what’s their impact on the girls who play with them?

While mothers laud the Salam Sisters dolls, experts say toys don’t have an outsize impact on girls’ identities

Landlines, love interests and budding sexuality: How ‘Pen15’ gets middle school girls right

The series has received widespread acclaim for showing teen girldom in its full range

Arizona town apologizes for threatening 12-year-old journalist Hilde Lysiak

‘We encourage and respect your continued aspiration as a successful reporter,’ the town mayor said

This 12-year-old journalist wasn’t backing down when an Arizona cop threatened to arrest her

‘What exactly am I doing that’s illegal?’ she asked

This 7th-grader is striking against climate change. Here’s how it exploded into a movement.

She is one of a cadre of young, fierce and mostly female activists behind the School Strike 4 Climate movement

Early 2000s icons, like Avril Lavigne, are making new music. Here’s what they gave me in girlhood.

I saw myself — a young brown girl living in suburbia — in Lavigne, Michelle Branch and Vanessa Carlton

At the center of the bitter rivalry between the Boy and Girl Scouts, a question of ‘adventure’

Girl Scouts leaders have gone on the offensive