Sara Gilliam, Mary Pipher – The World of Adolescent Girls Today
Twenty-five years after the publication of Pipher’s groundbreaking book Reviving Ophelia, the evidence suggests that many adolescent girls continue to struggle not just because of dysfunctional families, but because of a misogynistic, girl-poisoning culture.
Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007 and the enormous growth of social media, their depression and suicide rates have soared.
In this session recording, a mother–daughter team of copresenters will explore the impact of the digital age and the links between the decline in face-to-face interactions and the increase in adolescent girls’ levels of loneliness and despair.
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