‘The Power of You’ Motivates Teen Girls


It’s not uncommon to hear older people talk about how kids these days have it easy. Don’t believe it! The list of challenges young people – especially young girls – face is a long one: Bullying, Stress, Drugs, Violence, Depression and Teen Pregnancy. But there is help. A program In New York, is helping young girls between the ages of 13 and 19 to navigate beyond these stresses. VOA’s Bernard Shusman reports from Harlem.

Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2731761.html


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