Women’s Health Specialists has a new addition to our Young Women’s Leadership Program.
The importance of knowing your body, informed choices regarding birth control, removing the barriers to reproductive health care, learning about community support and resources WHS is introducing “The Red Box Project”.
“The Red Box Project”, addresses cultural violence against women empowering young women in our community to become change agents in eradicating this violence. With The Red Box Project, young women will provide information and practical tools to aid in the transformation of underlying beliefs that lead to sexist behavior and attitudes. WHS believes that this project along with the Young Women’s educational sessions will help create well informed young women in our community.
This project will be beneficial to our community by shining a light on the many ways that sexism feeds violence against women of all ages, sharing the empowering message that each member of our community can become a catalyst for change. As part of the Young Women’s Leadership Program students will enter with an open mind and exit with an expanded perspective. They will have an opportunity to share their thoughts what violence against women means to then, learn about what other young women have to share about their experiences is sexism, harassment, inequality, rape and other acts against women of all ages.
Past Leadership Graduates, will work with WHS staff in finding young women in their community that would benefit by attending this training. These young women will also help create, teach, become mentors for this group of young women.
These young women will take what they have learned to schools, community agencies, community events, and beyond. They will learn leadership and networking opportunities which will help create a healthier, informed community and the generations of young women in the future.
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