"Status of Girls in Wisconsin" report continues to make news across the state
February 18, 2019
Alverno College's "Status of Girls in Wisconsin" report continues to be the focus of media across the state. The eye-opening report looks at the challenges facing girls in our state including sexual violence and human trafficking; stress, depression and suicide; bullying; TV, online and social media engagement; and substance use. The report also highlights good news about Wisconsin girls, including declining rates of teen pregnancy and smoking; high school graduation rates; and higher scores in English language arts. Jodi Eastberg, executive director of the Research Center for Women and Girls, has made many media appearances including a half-hour interview on 105.5 WMMM-FM in Madison, a half-hour interview on WHBY in Appleton, a live in-studio interview on NBC 15 in Madison, and an hour-long interview with WORT-FM in Madison. Stories about the report also appeared in The Milwaukee Courier and The Madison Times. It was also covered in The Catholic Herald.
To see a copy of the full "Status of Girls in Wisconsin" report, click here.
Published on February 18, 2019 | Categories: Newsroom in the news