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Why are British teenage girls so unhappy?

Why are British teenage girls so unhappy? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Girls in the UK have become unhappier in the last five years, according to new research. But why?

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This article is about the Good Childhood Report by the Children's Society, which uses data from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society study

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UK girls becoming more unhappy - study

UK girls becoming more unhappy - study | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Girls in Britain are becoming more unhappy with some saying they feel ugly and worthless, says the Children's Society annual report.

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The report by the Children's Society uses data from the ESRC-funded longitudinal study Understanding Society

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A record number of girls are unhappy because of their appearance

A record number of girls are unhappy because of their appearance | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

More than 700,000 girls in the UK aged 10 to 15 said they were unhappy because of the way they look, according to a report by the Children’s Society.

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The report by the Children's Society was written using data from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society study

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UK Data Service's curator insight, September 1, 2016 8:07 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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Grammar school girls earn a fifth more, study finds

Grammar school girls earn a fifth more, study finds | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Grammar school educated women go on to earn 20 per cent more and have fewer children than those in non-selective institutions, new research shows
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This research was carried out by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex. ISER is funded by the ESRC.

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