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Our mission

The Dove Self-Esteem Project was created from a vision where beauty is a source of confidence, not anxiety. We’ve reached over 20 million young people with self-esteem education, together we can reach 20 million more.

In Australia and New Zealand, we have reached more than 700,000 kids, together we can reach 20 million more.

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Our mission is to ensure that the next generation grows up enjoying a positive relationship with the way they look – helping young people raise their self-esteem and realise their full potential. 

We’ve partnered with leading experts in the fields of psychology, health and body image to create a programme of evidence based resources including parenting advice to help young people form healthy friendships, overcome body image issues and be their best selves.

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Our topics
  • Expert advice for parents
    Parent & mentor resources
    Use our resources to help you to talk about body confidence with a special young person in your life and support them to become a self-assured individual.
  • School resources on the media’s effects on body image
    Teacher resources
    Our free, evidence-based resources for teachers have everything schools need to run successful curriculum-aligned body confidence workshops.
  • Friends chatting – resources for youth leaders
    Youth leader resources
    A body-confident young person is ready to go after their goals. Use our evidence-based activities and discussion topics to help get your group to talk about body image.

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