Mental Health Among South Asian Girls

Investigator: Priya Shankar, MD, MPH
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics

Location(s): India


Girls Health Champions, a non profit that trains adolescent girls as peer health educators in India.  Our curriculums which focus on topics including reproductive anatomy, reproductive rights, averting teen pregnancy, and contraception utilization.  Our organization gives girls a voice by training them as health educators, enabling them to start dialogues around taboo issues, and change social norms.