Girls in Trouble: A Web of Abuse, Drugs, the Streets – and Jail | TruthToTell

“Any parent of a teenage girl can relate. At some point in even the best relationships, the question comes up in a mother’s or father’s mind: “What am I doing wrong?” Those involved with girls in Minnesota’s juvenile justice system sometimes find themselves going through a similar self-inventory. Some professionals tend to believe it’s just easier to work with boys.”

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TTT’s ANDY DRISCOLL and LYNNELL MICKELSEN bring together the Amicus study’s authors and advocates with professionals and policymakers to talk about these issues and what comes next for the thousands of girls caught up in the system.


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