Category Archives: Girls

California girls write book of rules

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Two Sacramento, Calif. girls appeared on NBC’s “Today” show after a Walmart employee found their book of rules in a parking lot. Isabelle Busath, 10, and Isabella Thordsen, 8, wrote a book of 158 rules in order to remember lessons and teach fellow classmates to follow the rules.  The girls lost the book in a […]

Obama administration blocks OTC Plan-B pill

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First time in history that government has overruled FDA, sparks controversyIn a move that has shocked women’s advocates, doctors groups and the presidents base of voters, top officials in the Obama administration have blocked plans to allow the morning after pill to be sold on store shelves. Kathleen Sebelius, the Health and Human Services Secretary, halted […]

New must have trend; Hair feathers

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School is back in session and as far as the female population is concerned, this season, hair feathers are the new silly bracelets. Hair stylists across the country are joining the rush to bring in the accessories. Everyone has them, from Fantastic Sam’s to trendier, mall salons. They’re typically made from the same stuff fly […]

9 Charged in sex traffic ring involving minors

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Girls as young as 12 years old forced into prostitutionIllinois State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said that dozens of girls (some as young as 12) were forced into prostitution by a human trafficking ring. Alvarez said that the girls and women (some of them homeless) were recruited on trains, via the Internet or during chance meetings on the street. She also announced that […]

Popular baby names

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A new cultural phenomenon of celebrity-inspired namesThe year 2011 saw a change in the trend for baby names. 2010 was marked by babies holding very traditional names such as Olivia and Jack, but this year people seem to be searching for unusual names, and celebrity choices are setting the standard. After monitoring the baby names […]

Brushing hair could be fatal for girl with rare condition

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A teen in Scotland suffers from an extremely rare medical condition in which contact with static electricity can cause her brain to shut down, meaning that the simple act of brushing her hair could kill her. The condition that Megan Stewart, 13, suffers from is called hair brushing syndrome. Her condition became known in 2008 one day while she got […]

Neighbor saves little girl from kidnapping

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Albuquerque, New Mexico police say the kidnapping of a 6-year-old girl was foiled by an alert neighbor. The neighbor, Antonio Diaz Chacon, saw a man snatch a little girl and shove her into a van as she walked home from a neighbor’s house just before 5 PM on Monday. According to police, Chacon jumped into his car and chased the kidnapper until […]

Breast-feeding doll for little girls causes controversy

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Spanish toymaker Berjuan has developed a controversial new doll that allows little girls to pretend to breast-feed their “Babies. ” The doll comes with a special halter top for the pretend mother to wear which has daisies on flaps that cover the child’s nipples. The flaps  come undone easily, just like the flaps on a nursing bra would. […]

'Facebook' killer gets 33 years for killing toddler

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Father killed his two-year-old daughter to ‘get back’ at her mother, after boasting about it on FacebookA man who posted chilling messages about killing his daughter on Facebook has been found guilty of her murder, and sentenced to 33 years in prison. Ramazan Acar, 24, posted ‘Bout 2 kill ma kid’ on the social networking […]

Chinese Toddler Caught After 10-Storey Fall

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A two-year-old girl has survived a 10-storey fall after being caught by a passer-byWu Juping was given a shock on Saturday evening when she spotted two-year-old Zhang Fangyu, known as Niu Niu, dangling from the window of her tenth storey apartment. Eyewitnesses described Wu as immediately kicking off her shoes and running to catch the […]

Woman accused of tying 11 year-old girl to a pole in her basement

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Rocio Ochoa, 44, faces felony charges of aggravated domestic battery and unlawful restraint after an 11-year-old girl told La Grange, Illinois police officers her guardian tied her to a pole in the basement, La Grange Police Chief Michael Holub said Thursday. The girl said she had been restrained in the basement of a home, but was able to free herself […]

Swedish Pre-school fights gender bias

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‘Him’ and ‘Her’ are banned, and staff call students ‘Friends’A Swedish pre-school has completely re-designed itself to fight gender bias. Staff at the ‘Egalia’ preschool call their students ‘friends’, and are to avoid using ‘him’ and ‘her’. Books and toys have been carefully selected, and colors and organization have been scrutinized. The staff have also invented a […]

Parents pay thousands to turn infant girls into boys

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Hundreds of Indian girls are having sex change operations, some as young as one year old.A shocking new trend has been revealed – Indian parents are paying thousands of dollars to change baby girls into much longed for baby boys. The procedure, called genitoplasty, is usually used to correct genital abnormalities in grown adults. The […]

15 Year old girl, distraught over dog's illness, dies in car crash

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Taylor Stinchcomb, 15, was heartbroken to learn that her 4-year-old Doberman pinscher, Romulus, was diagnosed with cancer. When her parents talked about putting the dog to sleep, her loyalty to her dog drove her to load Romulus into her parents’ minivan without permission and flee the house, a trip that ended in tragedy as she and the dog […]

8 year old girl completes first kickboxing bout

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“Princess” Jasmine Parr, the eight-year-old daughter of Australian kickboxing champion John Wayne Parr, got into the ring for a fight Saturday night against Brisbane’s Georgina “Punch Out” Barton (7). There was much controversy about the fight, sparking Parr’s father to defend the decision to allow his daughter to compete. He said that the girls would […]

Sister of internet 'bucket list' star raises $48,687 for charity

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The sister of internet sweetheart Alice Pyne has raised $48,687, or £30,000, for charity. Milly Pyne, aged 12, had hoped to raise $1,622, or £1000, for Cancer Research. Donations started to pour in when Alice’s bucket list went viral, and the teen has managed to raise 30 times her original aim. Milly ran 5km for […]

2 Suspects in custody following the shooting of 2 girls, 2 and 7.

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Two suspects described by the police as known gang members were taken into custody this morning in connection with the shooting of two young girls. The girls, age 2 and 7, were caught in crossfire at about 7:45 PM on Wednesday in a lot on the northwest side of Chicago near Avondale Park, police said. […]

15 year old Lymphoma sufferer touches hearts with bucket list

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A 15 year old girl from Cumbria has become famous after creating a blog containing a ‘bucket list’. Alice Pyne suffers from Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and there is very little that doctors can do to prevent it from spreading further. As a result, Alice created a private blog to share with family and friends, so she […]

India rewards town for giving birth to more girls

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 In towns like Mullahera, a village on what was then the outskirts of New Delhi, the prevailing logic for families was to want a boy,  a boy who could inherit farmland, work the fields, and provide a place in his future home for elderly parents. But this January local officials rewarded residents of Mullahera with a check for […]

Childhood Obesity hits Australia Hard

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The Australian parenting website, ‘Raising Children Network’, is claiming that health problems created by childhood obesity are so severe, that there are real concerns the current generation of parents  will outlive their children! 1.5 million Australian children are obese, making that 20%-25% of the nations minors. The proportion of overweight or obese children in Australian is increasing at an […]

Minority Children use more Media

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The almighty television The Kaiser Family Foundation put together a media study, all races represented, to see who uses media the most.  Northwestern University researchers analyzed the results and found that black and other minority children have far more media exposure than white children. Minority youth, ages 8-18 have an average of 13 hours exposure […]

Police: Stepfather beat daughter with fire poker

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A man in Burnsville, Minnesota found his underaged step daughter in bed with her 18-year-old boyfriend at 1am on Tuesday. His response was allegedly to retrieve the families Fire Poker, and beat them both with it as punishment. Cornelius Romelle Shaw, 42, was charged with malicious punishment of a child, a gross misdemeanor, according to a Dakota County criminal […]

Four year old artist sells work for tens of thousands of dollars

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Like most 4-year olds, Aelita Andre loves to paint multicolored, splatter-filled pictures. The spirited Russian-Australian girl also loves to tell stories and shout at her paintbrushes while she’s doing it. Unlike other 4-year olds, her paintings don’t always end up on the refrigerator–more than 200 of her works have sold for tens of thousands of dollars to […]

14 year old girl wins $40,000 in spelling bee

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A 14 year old girl from Pennsylvania has won $40,000 for winning the 2011 US National Spelling Bee. Sukanya Roy, who has competed in the spelling bee twice before, got through 20 rounds of quick-fire spelling to make it to the final in Maryland. It was here that she spelt her winning word, cymotrichous, correctly to walk […]

Mum claims smoking 'helped' her newborn daughter

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A young mum has claimed her heavy smoking habit will have benefited her newborn daughter, Lilly. Charlie Wilcox, 20, appeared on a BBC3 documentary about pregnant women ignoring midwives advice. During the program, it was calculated that Charlie smoked 3,500 roll-up cigarettes during her pregnancy. Despite health professionals explaining the risks, and begging her to […]