Reaching Latina girls is important to Girls Inc. because Latinas face tough issues such as: high rates of suicide attempts and teen pregnancy, bullying, and.
Growing up, being racially conscious was not part of my nature. I lived in a predominantly Latino community for most of my life, having close to.
Latinas have the highest teen-pregnancy rate of any group. The birth rate (per 1,000 girls) for white teens in California is nine, compared to a.
For decades, young Latinas have been disproportionately at risk for suicidal thoughts Latina Suicide Rates Are Out of Control — Here's Why or personal autonomy where the girl wanted to do what teenage girls naturally.
Article (PDF Available) in Latino Studies 12(4) · December 2014 with Keywords : Latinas; stereotypes; critical race theory; gender scripts; teen.