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Status of Girls in Illinois Report
The Status of Girls in Illinois report utilizes existing data and research to present a full picture of girls' health and well-being statewide. In addition, it calls for more support and funding for programs specific to Illinois girls, who are falling behind in access to available programs and services. The Status of Girls in Illinois addresses a wide spectrum of areas affecting Illinois girls' lives, including sexuality, violence, incarceration, substance abuse, health, education and physical fitness, and includes recommendations on what is needed in terms of funding, research, and programs for girls.

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