Challenges

Challenges 2018-05-11T05:39:44+00:00

Boys and, by default, our communities face major challenges today and into the future that must be addressed. Current research tells us that Boys:

  1. are 50 % more likely to fail meeting basic proficiency standards in reading than girls.
  2. are 2 times more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD compared to girls
  3. are more likely to be the victims of violent crime
  4. are severely behind girls in school grades. Boys take 70% of D’s and Failed grades.
  5. suicide rate is four times higher than girls
  6. are 5 times more likely to end up in juvenile detention, and 85% of those detained boys grew up without a father figure present in their lives

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