Tag Archives: puberty

Early Puberty is a Justice Issue

Tweet Last week, it was widely reported that American girls of this generation are starting puberty earlier than their counterparts in the early 90’s. There have been a variety of articles about this, mostly framed around the increase of young white girls who are reaching puberty as early as age 7. However, the disparate rates [...]
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Quick Hit: Early Puberty and What it Means for Girls

TweetCheck out this excellent post written by my colleague Melanie over on Akimbo discussing the effects of early puberty on the health of young girls: In recent years, the transition from girlhood to womanhood  has seemed to come faster, and has had everyone from gossip columnists to politicians abuzz. From sexualized kindergarteners on TLC’s “Toddlers and Tiaras” to horrific [...]
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