Female friendships strengthen resilience

Content type
Media release

February 2021

This Sydney Morning Herald article looks at importance of female friendships to girls and women. It shows how friendships increase the reslience of girls and women, and support them through challenging times. Citing finding from LSAC research, AIFS’ Dr Tracy Evans-Whipp explains: ‘Girls’ connections with their friends are really important and a much bigger deal than for boys’. 

Access the LSAC Annual Statistical Report Adolescents’ resilience.

Media contact:
Lauren Brown
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