NPR has launched a new documentary series about girls. From sleepover secrets to extreme beauty concoctions, “The Hidden World of Girls” explores female empowerment, self-esteem, and trailblazing across cultures. Rickey Bevington speaks with producers The Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva. After listening to the interview, you can submit your story here.

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