Welcome to the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Welcome to the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Our mission is to improve the self-esteem of more than 15 million girls and young women by 2015. But we need your help. Everything on this website is designed to help girls overcome beauty-related anxieties that stop them from being confident enough to reach their full, amazing potential.

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  • Friends and relationships

    Friends and relationships

    How will close relationships during adolescence affect your daughter's confidence as she grows? Help her build relationships that give her the confidence to enjoy being herself.

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  • Teasing and bullying

    Teasing and bullying

    Worried your daughter is teased about how she looks and not sure how to help? Help her understand what's happening and how to avoid taking these comments to heart.

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  • Growing up and body image

    Growing up and body image

    Puberty is an emotional time – how is your daughter feeling about growing up? Help her feel confident about her body and who she is so she can enjoy becoming a brilliant young woman.

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  • Boosting self-esteem

    Boosting self-esteem

    Do you need practical ways to boost your daughter’s self-esteem and stop her comparing how she looks with others? Help her to set good habits to develop her body confidence.

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  • Role of media

    Role of media

    How does celebrity culture and the media influence on body image affect your daughter? Start talking to her and give her the skills she needs to resist media stereotypes.

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  • Our mission

    Our mission

    Our aim is to improve the self-esteem of more than 15 million young people by 2015. Let us explain how we plan to do it.

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