Charlotte Girls Don't Feel Safe at School

Monday, July 3, 2023

Female Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students harbor fears about two realities of modern-day public education, according to a women and girls study at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Those fears center around shootings and issues on school buses. The study also says female students want greater access to mental health services in schools. “It’s important for us to have a focus on women and girls,” Michelle Meggs, the executive director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance, told the Charlotte Observer. “The Charlotte region talks a lot about gender equity. Their voices aren’t elevated as much as they should be. We talk a lot about it, but we don’t do a lot.” Read more at: