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The Status of Girls and Women in San Francisco

Effective Strategies to Increase Girls' Success in STEM Education (2013): This report analyzes the emerging trends of girls attending Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics courses in San Francisco, San Mateo County, as well as the United States. It also recommends changes to improve these statistics in the near future.

An Update on Girls in San Francisco: A Decade of Success and Challenges (2012): This report follows up on the 2003, "A Report on Girls in San Francisco, Benchmarks for the Future," and looks at emerging trends in the lives of girls today and reexamines key findings. Executive Summary.

Addendum and Recommendations. Additional materials made at the June 27, 2012 Commission Hearing and key recommendations approved during the July 25, 2012 Commission Meeting.

Recommendations from the GirlUP Town Hall featuring the film Miss Representation. One-hundred fifty youth, community leaders and elected officials considered concrete individual and community actions.

San Francisco Bay Area STEM Resources: Programs around the Bay Area that encourage girls to pursue interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Local Tools, Global Impact (2010): This brochure documents the tools and resources the Department has developed to ensure the equality and human rights of women in San Francisco.

A Report on the Status of Women in San Francisco (2009), Executive Summary

A Report on Girls in San Francisco: Benchmarks for the Future (2003), Executive Summary

Out Of Sight/Out Of Mind Task Force On Girls And The Juvenile Justice System (1998)

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