MASSIVE NEWS! We wrote a lil book!!!

We are SO excited to finally share our latest news. Are you ready! For the past few months we’ve been working on the cutest little book called “The Survival Handbook for Girls”. This book is has been lovingly put together by our entire team and beautifully illustrated by our friends at Vitamin Creative. The book

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Lessons From 2020 – By Chloe

I am all for putting 2020 in the past and not talking about it for a while. However, I couldn’t let the most difficult year of my life pass without making a few reflections on what it taught me.  Life can be really unfair. Losing my mother at 19 and turning 20 in lockdown without

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Shona Meets: Phil Healy

Phil Healy is a Cork woman born and raised (don’t worry, we won’t hold that against her) and is an Irish International Sprinter who will represent Ireland in the next Olympics. She is also the Irish record holder of the 100 and 200-metre sprints.  During our summer schools in August, we showed our girls a

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Shona Heroes – Ashley Graham

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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Be Kind To Yourself Today, Here’s Why…

There is a cold reality when it comes to life. People are people, imperfect and flawed, and human in all the best possible ways. When it comes to friendships, you can do all the right things, and twist yourself into a thousand different versions of yourself, and still not be liked by everyone. You can

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Coco’s Law Has Been Passed and This Is What you Need To Know

It has been more than two years since I got the opportunity to interview Jackie Fox and talk about her wonderful daughter Nicole. Jackie has not slowed down her fight for justice until now. Jackie’s lost her daughter at the age of 21 in 2018 when she died by suicide after years of tormented bullying,

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In the Eye of the Storm -by Izzy

This article is going to be a little different from what I usually write. Normally, my pieces are uplifting, full of positivity or activism, written in a moment where I feel wonderful enough and positive enough to imbue my readers with these emotions also. Today, I am anxious. Today, I am depressed. I am in

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Shona Heroes – Sinead Burke

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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My Gratitude Habit: By Niamh

I reckon the most common thing we look for in life is happiness. With the buzz of the new year and all the resolutions that are supposed to go with it, I wanted to share the best resolution I’ve ever made. I actually think it’s the only one I’ve ever stuck to, and if that

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Tips For Starting College – By Skye

Starting college can be a confusing and stressful time, especially so during covid-19. If you’re like me, you didn’t really know what to expect going to college. Neither of my parents had gone, and any relatives who went had attended so long ago they didn’t remember what it was like. Also, none of my friends

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Your 2021 Manifesto

Today marks day one of a new year. For many of us, it feels like the start of a new story, a chance to put past mistakes and trauma behind us, and to start fresh. Instagram is full of promises to lose weight, get fit, find a partner, learn a new language, get an amazing

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Our Christmas Wish

This will be our last post of 2020, we’re shutting up shop to rest and recharge our batteries because after all, we did just survive the 27 months of 2020 and a global pandemic. Last year, we met thousands of girls at our workshops and reached hundreds of thousands through our website. This year looked

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Lad’s Week: When You Are Unsure – By Eoghan

The Shona Project was built for girls, by girls, and we love having a safe space to share our experiences. This week, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring some boys into the mix, to hear from them about their lives. Our last lad for our Lad’s Takeover Week is Eoghan. Eoghan

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Lad’s Week: Coming Out – By Aaron

The Shona Project was built for girls, by girls, and we love having a safe space to share our experiences. This week, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring some boys into the mix, to hear from them about their lives. Our sixth guy of the week is Aaron. Aaron is a

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Lad’s Week: Dear Diary – By Jamie

The Shona Project was built for girls, by girls, and we love having a safe space to share our experiences. This week, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring some boys into the mix, to hear from them about their lives. Our fifth guy up this week is Jamie. Jamie is the

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Lad’s Week: Opening Up To Your Friends – By Mike

The Shona Project was built for girls, by girls, and we love having a safe space to share our experiences. This week, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring some boys into the mix, to hear from them about their lives. Our fourth guy this week is Mike. Mike is a software

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Lad’s Week: Dealing With Stress – By Jack

The Shona Project was built for girls, by girls, and we love having a safe space to share our experiences. This week, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring some boys into the mix, to hear from them about their lives. Our third guy of the week is Jack. Jack is a

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Lad’s Week: Art and Me – By Daniel

The Shona Project was built for girls, by girls, and we love having a safe space to share our experiences. This week, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring some boys into the mix, to hear from them about their lives. Our second lad is Daniel, who is a true old soul

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