Times have changed. And especially today considering the hectic modern lifestyle that the majority of the global population is having, living a sisterhood lifestyle might eventually end up being a dream, an aspiration, rather than a real life circumstance. For many people now the main goal is to find ways to add more special friendships to their lives.
As women and girls, it is my belief that we have much more in common than we do not. We are all special individuals, however, there are generalizations that we can state are likely to apply to you, no matter your economic status, race, religion, ethnicity, or geographic region.
It’s a well-kept secret that girls are more alike than they are different.
The teen girls program, SHE: Sisters, Healthy & Empowered, is a trauma-informed activity for girls ages 14-16. The SHE program is a move toward a whole person approach to youth development, mental health, and well being.
For effective program implementation, Sisterhood Agenda provides SHE: Sisters, Healthy & Empowered training for you and your agency.
Re-victimization. It’s a fancy word used to describe secondary negative consequences that have been caused by an initial trauma. Post-traumatic stress: the combined flashbacks and anxiety triggered by vivid memories of the initial trauma.
According to the National Coalition against Domestic Violence, one in three American women will experience intimate partner violence at least once in their lives.
The spirit of sisterhood must be the foundation of any empowerment movement for women and girls.
Sisterhood Agenda implements sisterhood mentoring programs such as A Journey Toward Womanhood, SHE: Sisters Healthy & Empowered, Sister Circles, and SisterCamp and creates educational tools like Girls Guide,
Have you every been cyber-bullied? In true sisterhood style, these three women protect women online by fighting the hate. These sisters are crusaders against the trolling, threats, shaming, name-calling, and other abusive online behavior. See how they take a stand for women everywhere and uplift us all in the process.
You are a superwoman, capable of amazing feats involving skill, talent, and sheer willpower.
Now, it’s time to feel like a real-life Superwoman. Like all great superheroes, you still need to know your limits and recharge your energy supplies. In the meantime, keep making the world a better place by doing the following:
Like most women, girls are more likely to be assaulted by men they know and trust, even those who are supposed to protect them, not abuse them. If you don’t think this can happen to you or someone you love, think again.
“In sisterhood, we must rally around and support girls who are victimized by random violence.”