• Education of Girl Child
    Respected Chairperson, honourable judges, members of staff and friends. My knowledgeable opponent is of the opinion that the education of the girl child of the family is a burden. I strongly oppose the motion. May I ask how can educating the girl child, who is an equal partner in sharing the...
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  • Education of a Girl Child Is a Burden
    EDUCATION OF A GIRL CHILD IS A BURDEN……… Education of the girl child is a burden. I am going to speak against this motion. How can educating the girl child be a burden when girls have proved themselves equal or even better than boys in all spheres of life? Girls are not remaining uneducated...
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  • Women's Tution Fees Should Be Waived in Developing Countries
    the needs of the girl child. In developing countries where most of the population is below poverty line such a step would remove this extra burden of spending on the education of a girl child. Against * There is no guarantee that such a step would change the mindset of the people...
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  • Faces of Aids: Gender Inequality and Hiv/Aids
    burden of disease; amongst those living with HIV/AIDS, it has had devastating impacts on women and girls. Amid 40 million people living with HIVAIDS globally, virtually half of them are women (Quinn & Overbaugh, 2005). In addition, new infection rates have been escalating dramatically worldwide...
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  • Teenage Pregnancy
    development capacity of the nation. This has been done through programmes such as Cadet Core and vocational training. Girls who are allowed to stay in school will relieve the system of some of these burdens since they will have completed their basic education that affords them the basic skills...
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  • Kawaii
    married soon after puberty, partly to free their parents from an economic burden and partly to protect the girls’ sexual purity. Where a girl’s family is very poor or she has lost her parents, she may be married as a third or fourth wife to a much older man, to fulfil the role of sexual and...
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  • Early Marrige
    similar to that in South Asia (Nour, 2006). Girl child marriage has considerable implications for the social development of the child bride, in terms of low levels of education and poor health seeking behavior. The non-education of the girl child is a problem compound by child marriage with studies...
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  • Early Marriage
    reasons can be: * To raise the economic and social status * Religious hurdles and barriers * Gender bias promotes early marriage of girls * Lack of education * Myths and misconceptions about early marriage * Pressures from older members of the family and community * The...
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  • Women Empowerment in Belgium
    : -the application of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, adopted in 2000, on “women, peace and security”, including attempts to combat sexual violence against women; -education for girls and training for women (literacy, vocational training); -the economic empowerment of women. The Commission on...
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  • Mr. Atif
    limits and in my point of view limit are very important for protecting the values and norms of our society. Young girls in urban areas of Pakistan have passion to do something in their lives, to make their own identity stand on their own feet’s and do not become burden on parents after completing...
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  • Teen Pregnancy
    things such as birth control and condoms are not a 100 percent way of preventing pregnancy, they definitely play a major role in helping to protect girls from getting pregnant. While schools and parents can offer knowledge to teens about sexual education and the use and types of contraception, they...
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  • Energy
    superstitions and beliefs against a girl child, like she is a burden etc. Discrimination against a girl child still takes place in villages but not much in cities. Then there is a whole range of discriminatory practices including female foeticide, female infanticide, son idolization, early marriage and...
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  • Child Marriage
    recognised as a violation of children's rights, a direct form of discrimination against the girl child who as a result of the practice is often deprived of her basic rights to health, education, development and equality. Tradition, religion and poverty continue to fuel the practice of child marriage...
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  • Gender Descrimination
    developing countries resources to create healthy and stable lives. That takes the burden of mere survival off young women and gives them the time to get an education. With practical help and encouragement, girls are more likely to enroll and stay in school. UNICEF is encouraging all international...
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  • Slavery
    daughters’ may be abducted on the way to school may keep their daughters at home, preventing them from getting an education. In addition to bride abduction, Ethiopian women and girls experience other forms of gender-based violence. According to a report by the UN Population Fund (2005), 59 percent of...
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  • QUALIFIED
    n my opinion, girlseducation is one the most important factors in the establishment and success of any nation since approximately 50% of the population consists of females. Not educating girls (females) means that half the population is not capable of working/participating in economic activities...
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  • Effects of Early Marriage
    underpinning early marriage. Where poverty is cute, a young girl may be regarded as an economic burden where one less daughter is one less mouth to feed (UNICEF 2001, Forum on marriage and the rights of women and Girls 2001; Mathur 2003 and Nour 2006). Parents encourage the marriage of their daughters...
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  • Partnering for girls’ education in Sierra Leone
    Partnering for girlseducation in Sierra Leone Poverty and abuse As poverty wreaks havoc on family incomes, parents and guardians look to their children and wards for extra money. This often leads to children dropping out of school, or prevents them from going in the first place. Children in...
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  • Female Foeticide
    scenario is the cost of the girl child ever since she takes birth. When a girl takes birth, parents have to bear the burden of bringing her up. Then, in today's scenario, girls have to be provided education, so the burden of educating someone who will, one day, leave the parents' house for her...
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  • Early Marriage
    it deprives her from freedom, opportunity for personal development, and other rights. It also a developmental challenge for population pressure, health care costs and lost opportunities of human development. It is barrier to girl’s education as young girls drop out from school to get married which...
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