Deadly sista girlz

Deadly Sista Girlz is a culturally-appropriate program which aims to improve school attendance and education attainment amongst First Nations girls.

The program is delivered by strong First Nations role models and participants are empowered to make informed decisions about their personal health, education and employment pathways.

%

of our deadly sista girlz staff are aboriginal or torres strait islander

girls currently mentored through deadly sista girlz

girls reached since 2007

sites are delivering our deadly sista girlz program nationally

%

of our deadly sista girlz staff are aboriginal or torres strait islander

girls currently mentored through deadly sista girlz

girlz reached since 2007

sites are delivered our deadly sista girlz program nationally

The Program focuses on building self-esteem and confidence, pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, having practical cultural contribution in the community, positive social interactions, building relationships based on mutual respect, encouraging active self-development and yarning about sexual and women’s health, drug and alcohol abuse, road safety, healthy nutrition, financial literacy and healthy relationships.

Mentors offer a stable environment and aim to engage, educate, and empower girls to make positive choices for their health and futures. Participants benefit from having trusted mentors present and available on the school grounds, helping to build routine, encourage better relationships with the wider community, instil confidence and achieve goals.

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