Adolescence has never been easy – from worries about school, friends and all the ways their bodies are changing, teenagers have it rough. Mental health experts say these worries are taking their toll. According to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health – anxiety is now the most common mental health diagnosis for college students. And this can be limiting, getting in the way of things you want to do in your life. As Åsa Secher reports, the focus is narrowing in on girls, who researchers say are twice as likely to be affected.
Today was the second and last day of the Women in the World Summit, a conference at Lincoln Center about global women’s issues. Panel conversations repeatedly turned to the subject of balancing family and career, especially at the highest professional ranks. These conversations came on the heels of major developments for paid leave, but as reporter Nina Agrawal found out, those who care about gender equality in the workforce say we still have a long way to go.