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02/05/2018 - The Boy's Initiative Newsletter


The Boy's Initiative Newsletter 02/05/2018

By News Press Now on 01/29/2018

"... The YWCA also offers a program for teen parents called Healthy Teen Parents/Health Babies. McChristy thinks sex education is a big part of the declining rate of teen pregnancies.

“I have not seen anyone who has gone through those programs (Choices and Decisions) in my program, the Healthy Teen/Healthy Baby program and I think that says a lot. I think they’re learning a lot through those prevention programs,” McChristy said. ..."
By Herald Sun on 01/30/2018

"... TEENAGE boys dissatisfied with their bodies are the targets of a new secondary school education program being developed, aiming to stop them turning to steroids and unregulated supplements. ..."

Boy In Girls-Only Dance Event Triggers Federal Probe

By WND on 01/29/2018

"... Federal investigators have launched an investigation into a complaint that a Wisconsin school student is barred by Minnesota state rules from competing in events there.

Solely because he is a boy.

New Book - The Boy Crisis By Warren Farrell & John Gray

What is the boy crisis? It’s a crisis of education. Worldwide, boys are 50 percent less likely than girls to meet basic proficiency in reading, math, and science.…


Minority Youth Project
The issue of male underachievement is most pronounced in minority communities

Health Provider Toolkit for adolescent and young adult males
is a project to develop clinical practice tools and resources

National Affinity Network
Change begins at the local level

Click on the following topics for more information. For the most recent data on the status of boys, review the Study and Proposal to Create a White House Council on Boys to Men.

Failure to Launch
Failure to Launch is becoming a matter of growing concern to many parents

Students cannot be expected to excel in an atmosphere of fear, yet that is exactly the challenge that thousands of boys face everyday.

Dropping Out
Information about boys' higher drop-out rates, failure rates, and lower college attendance.



Online Library
A comprehensive source of information on boys issues, by subject area.  Includes scholarly articles, media reports, official reports, media events and a range of other resources.

Our weekly news roundup on issues related to boys and young men

This list contains a wide range of individuals who have been active in issues relating to boys who have come to our attention. 

Many national organizations focus on issues that relate to boys and young men

Parent & Teacher Tools
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