. . . . . . . It is crystal clear that empowering girl child is the need of hour or present day scenario.Education of girl child has been a high priority with the govt.of India.According to the RIGHT TO EDUCATION act,every child of the age of 6-14 years shall have a right to free and compulsory education in a neighbourhood school till competition of elementary education.For the success of Sarva Shiksha Abhayan or the education for all, the education of a girl child is the must. No doubt,girls deserve a better deal from society as the are getting, at present.It is said by society that girls are no way inferior to boys.But what are they getting from the society? . . A whole range of discriminatory practi...
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TEACH A GIRL:EDUCATE A NATION” .She takes the role of a wife,a mother etc .In fact she plays multiple roles in her family.If a woman is educated and enlightened about everything she can take the family forward socially, economically and of course, morally.If a family progresses this way, a district progresses, a state progresses, and finally the country progresses.According to the RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT,every child of the age of 6-14 years shall have a right to free and compulsory education in a neighbourhood school till completion of elementary education.It is always said that girls are no way inferior to boys.But actually what do they get from the society?A whole range of discriminatory practices including female foeticide,female infan...
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Schools should have well qualified teachers.Both governments and non-government organizations should come forward in empowering women through education.Investing in female education will accelerate the economic and social development by enhancing human capital, slowing population growth, and alleviating poverty.As female education rises, fertility, population growth, and infant and child mortality fall and family health improves.It is still thought that educating sons is more important as compared to daughters Many parents are not comfortable in sending their daughters to school It is just not enough to make education available more important is that it should be of good quality.
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These officials are those that are able to break them down or empower them.One laptop per child is a foundation whose mission is to empower the world’s poorest children through education.It is important to educate girls to continue a cycle of female empowerment because without which, many of these girls are prone to abuse, both physical and sexual and need education to rise above it.In recent news a Yemeni girl, Nada Al-Ahdal made international news when she escaped an arranged marriage at the age of ten.A courageous girl, Malala Yousafzai has stepped up against the fearful reign and spoken out loudly about the importance of girls’ rights and the importance of girls’ rights for the country and the world.
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Several programs see delayed marriage as part of an overall effort to empower girls and include most of the intervention components.Normatively, simply being in school helps a girl to be seen as a child, and thus not marriageable.Moreover, credit providers are concerned that sooner or later the adolescent girl will marry and move, leaving little security for loan repayment.Kishori Abhijan: A Pilot Project to Empower Adolescent Girls.Many child marriage prevention programs are only beginning to explore possibilities of scale-up, but there are encouraging signs that large-scale structural efforts aimed at other goals such as education, health and poverty reduction, are beginning to make a connection with child marriage prevention.
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Severine & Shahani (2009) claim that there is a strong correlation between educating females and an increase in women’s earnings, improved child and family health and nutrition, an increase in school enrolment, protection against HIV infection, higher maternal and child life expectancy, reduced fertility rates and delayed marriage.The fourth MDG aims to reduce child mortality.The impact of adult education for women can result in lower child mortality rates and higher levels of maternal health.Every child regardless of where they live deserve the right to an education.Such as, in order to combat child mortality and to alter female empowerment, curricula on cleanliness, sanitation, and measures to minimize contagious diseases.
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Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti of Nigeria .In other to achieve this, there is the need to empower them for nation building.Wikipedia, (July 2012) Empowerment The free encyclopedia .The education of the girl child is not considered important and if ever they were educated, it is always limited, while their brothers in the same family are given a better chance of furthering their education to a higher level.In most African societies, gender preference is prevalent and right from birth, the girl child is faced with the possibility of rejection, because the male child is preferred to the female and this preference also affects the education of the girl child.
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If we want to measure the success of our government in implementing the girls child right, we have to locate the major sites where the girl child of our country are more vulnerable for their gender and sex.For the social norms and values girls are more vulnerable for all sorts of discrimination than boys in our society, even few years ago the situation was much difficult for girls, people could hardly think of girls right separately, but the world is concerning about the rights of girls child, Bangladesh government has also taken many steps to preserve girl child right.After analyzing all the major sectors that needed to be focus when we talk about girl child right in our country, our government is performing some notable roles regarding...
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Thus investment on a girl child is a smarter way to the overall development of a family.Education is one of the many vital fields where girl children remains a victim of disparity and is neglected as compared to the other sex.But it is proved worldwide that educating a girl child can boost the development, break the cycle of poverty that goes on for generations and lead to better and more productive lies around the world.The Ministry for Welfare of Woman and Child in India says, ‘don’t kill your girl child.We will look after her.’ It is an embarrassment for all of us if we fail to protect the rights of the girl child.Girl child at risk in india : A girl child is susceptible to sexual violence very early in life.Girl child infanticide in ...
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Child labour should be abolished for good so that school going children can have only one job, to attend school.Even though the feminist research is intended to empower women, it often faces tough challenges.Countries like Iran Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Qatar among other has strategized to empower women by education.It is imperative to understand what entails feminist research methods before discussing the ways that these methods can be used to empower women.The Arab Human Development report, – Challenges to human security in the Arab Countries.
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Dhongde, S., 2007, “Measuring the impact of growth and income distribution on poverty the developing world,” Journal of Income Distribution, Vol.Due to the presence of multiple programs in the developed world that have helped to empower women there, the number of poor women has not been increasing there as fast as in the developing world.Dreaming of a world truly free of poverty,” World Bank Research Observer, Vol.Deaton, A., 2011, “Counting the world’s poor: Problems and possible solutions,” World Bank Research Observer, Vol.With a decreased capacity for women to obtain employment and other income generating capacities, the capacity of women to economically empower themselves is thus limited; hence, a global inequality that is gendered....
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Virginia Department of Social Services.Studies reveal that both respondents and volunteers in youth courts improve their attitudes toward authority and knowledge of the justice system (National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, 2010).The purpose of youth court is to hold juvenile offenders accountable for their actions, educate youth about the judicial and legal systems, empower youth to be active in their communities, and encourage positive behavior.The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond strives to empower young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to succeed in life (Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond, 2011).Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond.
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Girl Child as Second Mother: In many families girl children play the role of second mother by shouldering the responsibilities of household work such as looking after the sibling, fetching water, collecting firewood, bringing fodder for cattle, cleaning and cooking etc.In rural India especially in poor families this traditional sex role makes girl child handicapped and conditioned by the attitude of mother and the family and discourages girl child to go school as it becomes secondary and unimportant.Child Labour Practice: A large segment of child population in India is engaged in child labour practices.Hence girl child is getting deprived of her basic and fundamental right of education and freedom.Bane of Dowry: Dowry system and other so...
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Q -The parents of children belonging to poor, underprivileged families must be specially educated with proper social formula to help them to understand the significance of education for their girl children as foundation for empowerment.In rural India especially in poor families this traditional sex role makes girl child handicapped and conditioned by the attitude of mother and the family and discourages girl child to go school as it becomes secondary and unimportant.It is important to educate the women.S – Government officials, policy makers, political parties and others should have adequate political will and conviction to empower women in India without double standard mind .Bane of Dowry:Dowry system and other social practices act a...
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They should have political, legal, economic and health awareness.Yet discrimination against women and girls – including gender-based violence, economic discrimination, reproductive health inequities, and harmful traditional practices – remains the most pervasive and persistent form of inequality and also decrease in child sex ratio.They should get goals for future and strive to achieve them with courage.Some qualities to be acquired by women to become truly empowered are awareness about risk prevailing at home, in work place, in traveling and staying outside home.Even in twenty-fifth century, they will remain backward and will be paying a heavy price for their dependence, So, it is a wake-up call for women to awake from their deep slumbe...
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A girl is taken less seriously then her male brother, she will not be given proper food.Child male preference and domestic violence result in the underestimation of females and from beginning they undervalue themselves.The government of Pakistan makes policies to protect women rights but the problem is that law enforcement agencies such as judiciary and police do not follow these policies wholeheartedly It can be said that at the governmental level, there are policies to end gender based violence and discrimination but they are not implemented properly because almost all politicians are either religious lords or feudal lords who give more importance to their tribal and religious narrow approaches rather than towards universal rights for ...
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In Iran a girl 13 years of age can legally get married.“What constitutes childhood according to Sharia differs from that of the Convention of the Right of the Child, which describes “anybody under the age of eighteen as a child” and to which Iran is signatory.” (Tremayne, 2006) Although the Iranian government signed this CRC they did not put it into action because of their religious practices and set the age of legal marriage to 13, unless their legal guardian and another source like a doctor/judge acknowledged they were ready.Early marriage: Child spouses.It is difficult for them to work if they have children because there are very few child care options.Here are some examples: “Thirteen-year-old Yemeni child bride Ilham Mahdi al Assi d...
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There is a need to formulate reducing feminized poverty, promoting education of women, and prevention and elimination of violence against women.Under the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, an unmarried women, widow or divorce of sound mind can also take child in adoption.Also a study conducted in London in 1998 says that about 33% of divorces happen because the man is not willing to let the wife go out for a job or to pick up the kids because she might just have an affair.It is said that if a man is educated he will earn bread for the entire family but if a woman is educated then she will make sure that the entire family is educated.Or the 5 year old girl who was studying in school provoke her teacher?
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Other relevant issues include; eliminating discrimination and violence against women, Improving maternal health, reducing child mortality, and Combating HIV/aids.Women comprise 70-80% of the agricultural labor force for food crop production and processing in Africa.The irony is that women and girls make up for 67% of the world’s working hours, and yield half of the global food, but they only gain 10% of the world’s income and possess less than 1% of the world’s property.The current generation has the duty to formulate strategies that will help in growing the economies of Africa.For example, providing girls with secondary school education can increase their future wages by 10 to 20 %.
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Gap Foundation.Goals for Graduation Teen Guide.Atlanta: National Headquarters, 2002.Boys and Girls Clubs of America.New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007.
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The ‘Delhi Declaration’ as a collaborative effort between GOI and UNODC has avery strong commitment to protect all children from sexual exploitation and stringent measures against sex selection and violence against the girl child, evolve a synergistic approach in dealing with trafficking issues, reduce demand for prostitution, use of child labour, forced labour and to strengthen the collaborative efforts of NGOs, local Governments, and other institutions to prevent all forms of trafficking.It is expected that the scheme would ensure that the girl child is not only born but also that she is enrolled and retained in school which would decrease her vulnerability to traffi cking, child labour, child marriage etc.Protocol on Prevention, Rescu...
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Dhanalakshmi: a conditional cash transfer scheme providing cash to the family of the girl child (preferably the mother) on fulfilling certain conditionalities for the girl child, such as birth registration; immunisation; enrolment retention in school; and delaying the marriage age beyond 18 years.•Poverty •Parental illiteracy •Tradition of making children learn the family skills •Absence of universal compulsory Primary education •Social apathy and tolerance of child labour •Ignorance of the parents about the adverse consequences of Child labour •Ineffective enforcement of the legal provisions pertaining to child labour •Non-availability of and non-accessibility to schools .•Irrelevant and non-attractive school curriculum •Employe...
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“What You Can Do to Change Your Child’s Behavior.” Health Education.16 June 2014. .“Dealing With An Angry, Acting-Out Child?” Parenting Articles about Arguing & Fighting.In conclusion, child behavior has worsened over the years because of single parenting in households, teen parenting, and today’s music and culture.Everything these young parents listen to or do, they will let their children do the same, thinking this act is “cute.” Many people with argue that child behavior has improved because of education, the technology is better.
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Some countries in the world still have bad culture that not allow girl go to school.With regards to the not attending school children, Child themselves will become a low-educated person.Moreover, it also works to spread the Right of Child in many countries to ensure that every child can have proper life as other people.There are only eight anti-poverty goals but Cambodia has nine goals that include: eradicate the extreme hunger and poverty, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality and empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, combat HIV/AIDS malaria and other diseases, ensue environmental, and de-mining, UXO, and victims assistance.Therefore, school is the best place to educate them.
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In rural areas, secondary education is only attainable at a far distance from home, leading to a fear in parents that this may expose the girl to risks on premarital sex and unwanted pregnancy (Tamunoimama 2012).This leaves the girl even more alone than before (The Effects of Early Marriage Cause and Effect Essay 2004).They fear that education undermines cultural practices and teaches the girl to reject tradition (Bayisenge 2009).Early marriage or child marriage is one of the ills that have eaten deep into the marrows of the third world countries, with Niger (76.6%), Chad (71.5%) and Bangladesh (68.7%) leading the top countries with highest rates of child marriage (ICRW 2005).Therefore child marriage is considered as a violation of human...
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• It would empower them to fight against every form of discrimination.In recent years, the empowerment of women has been recognized as the central issue in determining the status of women.The National Commission of Women was set up by an Act of Parliament in 1990 to safeguard the right and legal entitlements of women.The concept of women empowerment was introduced at the international women conference at NAROIBI in 1985.The 73rd and 74th Amendments (1993) to the constitution of India have provided for reservation of seats in the local bodies of panchayats and Municipalities for women, laying a strong foundation for their participation in decision making at the local level.
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The program should institute community-based programs to educate the society on the benefits of education and the reasons behind educating the girl child.These children get exposure to poverty, child labor, sexual harassment, refugees and immigration.Other parents lack the means to educate their children and maintain them in the learning institutions.William, W. (1980).The organization intends on assisting worldwide attempts to make education accessible to all children since it is a human right which every child deserves.
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B)Publish your Article.com,Writer : MrMaahir Virani C)Data for Domestic Violance>Mrs Renuka Chowdhery,Junior Minister for Women & Child Development.According to UNICEF’s “State of the World’s Children-2009” report, 47% of India’s women aged 20–24 were married before the legal age of 18, with 56% in rural areas.The report also showed that 40% of the world’s child marriages occur in India.Dowry is still rampant in a virulent form even among the highly educated a girl may be, dowry is still demanded.Female infanticide (killing of girl infants) is still prevalent in some rural areas.Sometimes this is infanticide by neglect, for example families may not spend money on critical medicines or even just by withholding care from a sick girl...
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Give examples of what is not changing → The monarchy: what Britain really wants, p. 74 – Education: two Britains, p. 75 .10% of students from disadvantaged backgrounds don’t .In fact, the identity of Britain today is based on a balance between its long-standing traditions and its ability to modernize and adapt to the challenges it has to face in a changing world.– Attachment to the monarchy and all its pomp and pageantry… – Still a class divide in education (less than 5% of students from poor neighbourhoods at top 20 Universities).The way Britain has changed and evolved over the years is closely linked to its history and traditions, but also to the exchanges developed over the years, with countries all over the world and particularly th...
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Launch information campaigns.Adjust the school calendar to accommodate household child labor requirements.Adopt poverty-alleviating strategies that release women and girls from the tasks of water and fuel collection for more productive activities.The household heads might have gathered information on the negative impact of child marriage on social well being from established sources in the city that was nearby.Improve women’s access to the formal labor market.
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