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Girls Group and Guys Group

The Power of Women

Girls Group is a small-group curriculum that uses activities and guided discussions to explore and expand young women’s attitudes and beliefs about teen relationships, relationship violence and self-respect. These groups help girls ages 12-19 use what they learn to navigate their own relationships and support peers to make healthy relationship decisions.

Topics include:

  • Being a Woman
  • Female Role Models
  • Stereotypes in the Media
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Unhealthy Relationships/Teen Dating Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Helping a Friend

Men as Leaders of Men

Guys Group uses activities and guided, small-group discussions to explore and expand young men’s beliefs about teen relationships, relationship violence and masculinity. Through Guys Group, middle- and high-school-age boys learn how to strengthen their own behaviors and serve as peer leaders advocating against a culture of violence toward women and girls.

Topics include:

  • Gender & Gender Role Stereotypes
  • Male Role Models/Gender Role Stereotypes in the Media
  • Challenging Male Gender Role Stereotypes
  • Challenging Disrespect and/or Violence Against Girls & Women
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Bystander Intervention

Girls Group and Guys Group are offered in select St. Louis City and St. Louis County schools and community locations. For more information or to bring Girls Group or Guys Group to your school or site, contact Zenique Gardner at 314.646.7500 x130.