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"Like a Girl," an insult?

A powerful new ad campaign challenges sexist stereotypes and urges young girls to just be themselves.

Saturday - 07/05/2014, 12:33pm EDT

Tags: advertising, Proctor & Gamble, Women, Always, Lauren Greenfield


Montgomery Co. program gives girls career advice

The Montgomery County Women's Bar Foundation is offering a free, one day program for girls to teach them how to achieve career success.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 03:22pm EST

Tags: career advice,

It's not about the retail: Local school uses American Girl for history, life lessons

Beverly Vick leads an American Girl club for students at Douglas MacArthur Elementary School in Alexandria, Va.

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 08:56am EDT

Tags: American Girl, American Girl dolls, Douglas MacArthur Elementary School, club, Beverly Vick, Rachel Nania,

Complaint accuses DCPS of violating Title IX

A formal complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education claims D.C. Public Schools has not funded girls athletics at same rate as boys' sports and limited the opportunities for girls to participate in competitive sports, a violation of federal law.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 02:20pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Public Schools, Title IX, high school sports, Nick Iannelli

Arlington to hold girls' firefighting camp

An innovative summer camp could spark new career ambitions among high school-aged girls in Arlington who feel up for a challenge.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 10:05am EDT

Tags: firefighter, camp

Suspect in custody after triple stabbing

Authorities say a teenage girl has been taken into custody in connection with a triple stabbing in Northeast Washington.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 07:35am EDT

Tags: stabbing, Rhode Island Ave