STRESS & ANXIETY
Females are 60% more likely to struggle with anxiety & stress
related disorders than males
50% of school students surveyed reported they had been bullied online - 12 of 15 school shooting cases studied indicated the shooters had a history of being bullied.
1.5 million high school students will experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. Every 9 seconds in the US a female is assaulted or beaten.
90% of eating disorders are found in girls – with only 1 in 10 receiving treatment
Each year, 1 in 5 females deliberately hurt themselves
The Imagine Foundations’ Mirror Mirror message focuses on a ubiquitous social challenge and therefore, taught in a variety of settings:
+ Public schools to help girls to place value on their identity.
+ Women’s shelters to help equip women who have escaped from domestically violent homes or from human trafficking.
+ “Halfway” transitional homes for women who are ex-prisoners to help equip them for their new life outside prison.
+ Prisons to reach women who are incarcerated [many of whom are victims of abuse and violent crimes] so we can help teach them values formation while they serve time behind bars.
+ Developing nations and first world nations through our global branches.
+ Upcoming New Version for Professional womens networking groups to assist with stress, anxiety and self-enrichment.
+ Upcoming New Version called FREEDOM (gender neutral book)