Teenagers gear up for International Women's Week

PUBLISHED: 19:27 07 March 2008 | UPDATED: 13:06 05 October 2010

TEENAGE girls are being invited back to school this weekend to try karate, rock climbing and bag printing. A free event at Bishop Challoner school in Shadwell on Sunday (Match 9) gives them a chance to get involved in activities as part of International Women's Week

TEENAGE girls are being invited 'back to school' this weekend to try out activities like karate, rock climbing and bag printing.

A free event at Bishop Challoner school in Shadwell on Sunday (Match 9), organised by Tower Hamlets youth and community services, gives girls aged 11 to 19 a chance to get involved in activities, as part of International Women's Week.

Help and advice on issues affecting youngsters today is also 'on tap' from various agencies. Drug misuse advice is provided by Lifeline, while a stall run by Options and the Terence Higgins trust is offering advice on sexual health. Other organisations include Connexions and Met Police.

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