Positive Messaging for Girls and Young Women


Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)

Only 39% of females between the ages of 5 and 17 are considered active enough for optimal health benefits. While some girls and women excel at sport and physical activity, others face barriers to their participation, including inadequate opportunities to participate and develop their skills, little support and encouragement from parents, teachers and coaches, and a lack of positive role models. Check out these fice steps to see what you can do to make a difference in the lives of girls and young women can be easy.

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