"Empowering The Girl Child Is The Best Way To Empower The Nation" Essays and Research Papers

  • Empowering The Girl Child Is The Best Way To Empower The Nation

    1. We do many things, sir," Nicola answered seriously. He glanced at us hopefully. Answer 5-(a): The narrator was surprised to see the boys shining shoes because he thought that they sold fruits for a living. However, when he questioned the boys regarding this, Nicola said that they also did a lot of other things for a living. The boys hoped that the narrator would ask for their services and in return would earn some good money. 2. He coloured deeply under his sunburn, then grew pale Answer...

    Microsoft Narrator, Narrator, Question 1491  Words | 5  Pages

  • Girl Child Education

    Girl Child Education (GCE): A statement of FACTS By Dr Osita Excellence O. Oleribe. President, Anti-Child Abuse Society of Africa (ACASA), Abuja, Nigeria; being a paper presented at NYSC/ACASA organized community awareness campaign on Girl Child Education in Katcha, Katcha LGA, Niger state, Nigeria. Preamble: Extreme poverty, mass illiteracy, large scale ignorance, high maternal mortality and fertility rates, child wastages and lack of access to health, education and social services may sound...

    Education, Empowerment, Gymnasium 2672  Words | 8  Pages

  • challenges of girl child education

    Overcoming Challenges of Girl-Child Education By Kale Abba Education has been variously described, including the analogy that likened education to the description of the elephant by the blind man. This means education can be seen from different perspectives. Nonetheless, education is what one experience from the cradle to the grave. That is what you learn and experience from birth to death. Education is a fundamental right for girls and fulfilling this basic right is the only way to realize other rights...

    Curriculum, Education, Educational psychology 830  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gender and Girl Child

    Today I, stand before you to speak on "Empowering the Girl Child is the Best Way to Empower the Nation" on the occasion of Women’s Day today. I submit that a woman sits at the centre of a family. If she 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, state progresses, and finally the country progresses. You’ll agree with me that such a stage of complete progress due...

    Empowerment, Female, Gender 613  Words | 2  Pages

  • Empower Girl Child

    ___________ United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) in collaboration with UNICEF Expert Group Meeting Elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre Florence, Italy, 25-28 September 2006 Girl child empowerment: A challenge for all Prepared by * Nicole Bidegain Ponte * The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United Nations In the next lines...

    Committee on the Rights of the Child, Girl, Human rights 3507  Words | 10  Pages

  • Empowering Women Rebuilding the Society

    9/5/13 Empowering Women Rebuilding the Society Home Contact Site Map Save to Favourites R e com m e nd this Site | Se t as Hom e Page | | Advertise with us Search Notice Board CS Mains Exams- UPSC Modify Answer Pattern [New ] Civil Services (Main) Exam from 1st - 5th Dec [New ] Sample Questions GS Ethics Paper [New ] Scheme for Minority Students clearing Prelims [New] Civil Service Prelim Results 2013 [New ] Civil Services (Main) Exam from 1st - 5th Dec [New ] Cut-Off-Marks...

    Female, Gender, Infanticide 1167  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Girl Child

    The Girl Child The very fact that the girl child has become a topic of discussion and debate, points to the fact that, this is something different to the other of the human species. The girls have always and everywhere been considered to be lesser of the two beings of the human species. Why this has come to be, is beyond our comprehension, but, the fact remains that, the girl has not only been considered as the lesser, but has always been really neglected also. It can not be imagined how this situation...

    Black-and-white films, Childbirth, Female 1339  Words | 3  Pages

  • empower children and families

    (i) 3.2 Empower children and families through communication. Explain how children and families can be empowered through effective communication. (ii) 2.3 Respect the individual differences, confidentiality and the need for support and advocacy. This should include how you have respected the important principles of Individual differences Confidentiality Advocacy In this assignment I am going to research about empowerment and how you can empower children in different ways especially...

    Child, Childcare, Empowerment 1010  Words | 4  Pages

  • Discrimination Against Girl Child

    Discrimination against Girl Child and Women Empowerment The status of the girl child is the key to achieving women’s equality and dignity which is, in many ways, a litmus test of the maturity of a society. Girls are to be the future mothers besides future policy makers and leaders. The importance of women hardly needs emphasis. Woman is the mother of race and is the liaison between the generations. Our culture attaches much importance to women, therefore, India has been symbolized as ‘MOTHER...

    Boy, Discrimination, Domestic violence 1390  Words | 4  Pages

  • Save Girl Child

    Nearly half of India’s children are girls. However, the girl child is considered a lesser child in our society. Irrespective of class, caste and economic conditions, she is discriminated against and neglected at all the levels. This result in the denial of basic services required for her survival, welfare and development. The girl child is perceived as a burden to be passed on to another family. Her contribution in the household economy is not acknowledged. Various factors contribute towards...

    Black-and-white films, Childbirth, Female 2104  Words | 6  Pages

  • Girl: Woman and Young Girls

    Girl by Jamaica Kincaid “Girl”, is a short story by the renowned Jamaica Kincaid; a Caribbean author and poet. The story depicts the instructions of how young girls should conduct themselves in public. Young girl’s duties involve responsibilities such as cleaning, cooking as well as societal social behaviors. Kincaid instructs young girls “don’t sing benna on Sundays at all and never in Sunday school”. Kincaid also gives clear knowledge to the young girls that are not responsible for learning...

    Boy, Female, Fiction 1211  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Role of Women in Nation Building

    THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN NATION BUILDING Tayo A. Zubair Nation Building is a process of constructing and fashioning a national identity. The choice of these key words, process, and construction and fashioning are very fundamental because they are the basic ingredients of nation building. Taking a critical look at these words one will realize that nation building is indeed a process which takes place over a long period of time. It is gradual and not drastic or a sudden occurrence. Construction and...

    Africa, Decision making, Gender 1873  Words | 5  Pages

  • Girl Child

    we're young tonight I'm coming for ya, I'm coming for ya Cause all I need Is a beauty and a beat Who can make my life complete It's all about you, When the music makes you move Baby, do it like you do Cause... [Beat break] Body rock, girl, I can feel your body rock (eh, eh, eh) Take a bow, you're on the hottest ticket now (eh, eh, eh) We gonna party like it's 3012 tonight I wanna show you all the finer things in life So just forget about the world, we're young tonight I'm coming...

    2005 singles, 2006 singles, Dance-pop songs 1549  Words | 6  Pages

  • girl child

    THE GIRL CHILD------- A BOON NOT A CURSE..... INDIA A LAND OF TRADITIONS, CONCEPTIONS, MISCONCEPTIONS AND A LOT MORE. HERE THERE IS A COMMON MISCONCEPTION THAT A GIRL CHILD IS A LIABILITY TO THE FAMILY, AND HENCE EVERY YEAR WE SEE MANY GIRL CHILD DEATHS IN INDIA. IS THIS JUSTIFIED. IS IT TRUE THAT A GIRL CHILD IS A LIABILITY TO THE FAMILY? DO GOVERNMENT POLICIES AGAINST THIS ISSUE WORK OUT PROPERLY? IF NOT THEN WHY NOT? SO MANY QUESTIONS BUT WHEN I ASKED THEM I HEARD NO ANSWERS. IN THIS ADVANCED...

    Human, Mind, Need 1118  Words | 3  Pages

  • Challenged Facing Girl Child in Developing Countries

    Rights of the Child”(20 November 1989) 1, a child is defined as every human being below the age of 18 years unless, under the law applicable to the child, majority (or adult ‘status’) is attained earlier; in other words, unless the relevant laws recognize an earlier age. Issues like gender discrimination, domestic violence, sexual abuse, child labour, human trafficking, health and education, just to name a few, tend to be adversely skewed when closely examining the life of the girl child. There has...

    Abuse, Child abuse, Childhood 2204  Words | 6  Pages

  • Child Care Level 3

    Act 1999, this act was put into place to ensure everybody working with children are suitable to do so, this can be done by ensuring staff and volunteers have completed a Criminal Records Bureau. (CRB) Another legislation is the United Nations On The Rights Of A Child, (UNCRC) this act was put into place in 1989 and gives children under the age of 18 their own rights. There are 5 different parts of this law. Another legislation is the Equality Act 2006, this act was put into place to ensure everybody...

    Discrimination, Egalitarianism, Equal opportunity 2768  Words | 7  Pages

  • Empowering Women Rebuilding the Society

    “ Empowering Women : Rebuilding the Society ” “To awaken the people, it is the women who must be awakened. Once she is on the move, The family moves, the village moves, the nation moves”. - Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Empowerment is multifaceted & multidimensional concept. It is the process by which the powerless gain greater control over the circumstances of their lives. It includes control over resources (physical, human, intellectual, financial)...

    Human rights, India, Indian National Congress 1148  Words | 4  Pages

  • Save the Girl Child

    “Save the Girl Child” It is said that god created mothers because he could not be present everywhere. It is unbelieveable to realize that a god's representative is countinuously killing someone beautiful even before she can come out and see the beauty of nature. Let us consider some facts - In india , she is the goddesses to be revered , in the form of Laxmi ( Goddess of wealth ) , Saraswati ( Goddess of knowledge ) and Sita ( ideal consort of Lord Sri Ram ) and even in the form of Durga (...

    Female, Feticide, Gender 1460  Words | 5  Pages

  • “If You Educate a Boy, You Educate an Individual but If You Educate a Girl You Educate the Whole Nation.” Do You Agree?

    “If you educate a boy, you educate an individual but if you educate a girl you educate the whole nation.” Do you agree? What is education? In my opinion, education is not only referring to paper, pen, and the results of schooling, but it is essentially also referring to educating people about principals, character, manners, and everything else with regards to humanity. In a scenario where a boy and a girl has been brought up in the same family and given the same treatment and schooling, these...

    Boy, Education, Female 914  Words | 3  Pages

  • Girl-Child Education

    Right of a child to free, compulsory and universal primary education— Section 2 (15) of the Child Rights Act signed by 16 states in Nigeria) “Any woman who is married shall be deemed to be of full age.” — Section 29 (4b) of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution. Social media was awash last weekend with news that the Senate had signed a ‘child marriage act’ into law, legalizing marriage for girls under the age of 18. Although lawmakers have corrected this notion, saying that the section stated above only...

    Human rights, Marriage, Millennium Development Goals 941  Words | 3  Pages

  • Save Girl Child

    15th Sept :- I Can feel my heartbeat 14oct :- I have Little hands, legs head and a stomach. 13Nov :- Today i was in a Ultra scan WOW ! I m a girl 14Nov : I was DEAD! My mom and dad Killed me. WHY? Is it just Because I was a girl? People love to have a MOTHER , A WIFE, and of course a GIRLFRIEND too Then WHY NOT A DAUGHTER? “SAVE GIRL CHILD” FEMALE FOETICIDE : AN EVIL IN INDIA HERE I AM BRINGING IN NOTICE AGAIN A VERY SERIOUS AND SINFUL...

    Family, Female, Gender 711  Words | 4  Pages

  • Girl Child Education

    r GIRLS EDUCATION Education of Girls: Even after fifty-five years of independence of India, girls in India do not have the opportunities to educate themselves, in spite of education being fundamental rights in the constitution of India. Mann Deshi Mahila Bank (women Bank) and Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha (NGO) consider their primary task to work on education of girls. If women have assets and are educated they would never be vulnerable as they are today. Women’s bank and NGO have annual meeting...

    College, Education, Gymnasium 1655  Words | 6  Pages

  • Empowerment of Girl Child

    studies, researchers found in some blocks of Haryana, sex ratios of 500 girls to 1000 boys in the age group 0-6 years. Development thinkers across the ideological spectrum agree that education is one of the most significant factors in changing the status of women. The skewed sex ratio and the high infant mortality rate are as much a cause as an effect of the disparity in educational opportunities between boys and girls. According to the 1991 census, the female literacy rate at 39.42 per cent...

    Education, Elementary school, Gender 735  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Beauty Pageants: Robbing Little Girls’ Innocence

    Child Beauty Pageants: Robbing Little Girls’ Innocence There are over 5,000 child beauty pageants held annually across the United States with girls as young as two-years-old competing in them. Little girls strut across the stage with make-up painted on their tanned faces, hair teased into big and luscious curls, fake teeth, and a raunchy dance to complement it. There’s no doubt that the very young girls do not resemble their age when they are on stage and performing; they’re transformed into “sultry...

    2000s music groups, Beauty, Beauty contest 967  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Marriage: A Human Rights Violation

    Child marriage is a serious form of human rights violation affecting young girls globally. It was estimated 10 million girls under the age of 18 get married every year (Bruce & Clark 2004) and according to Population Council Analysis of United Nations Country Data on Marriage (2002), more than 100 million girls will get married in the next decade if the current pattern persists. Girls who are disproportionately the most affected by this inhumane practice suffer tremendously. It is unreasonable...

    Human rights, Human sexuality, Husband 2120  Words | 6  Pages

  • Empowerment on Girl Child

    Empowering the girl child | | | | Thursday, 19 July 2012 00:00 | View Comments arai Kuvirimirwa Features Writer With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challenge, any effort to see the education of a girl is a huge boon. So when millions of dollars are poured into the effort, the impact cannot be overemphasised. The Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), introduced some few years back, has seen remarkable change of fortunes...

    College, Education, Family 1034  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Marriage

    to end child marriages  Thursday, October 11, 2012, 19:30 New Delhi: Observing that more than 40 percent of the child marriages in the world occur in India, the heads of four UN agencies in India on Thursday called upon the government to pay urgent attention to this and work toward the goal of ending the "harmful practice".  The heads of UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women and UN Information Centre on Thursday wrote to Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath on the issue of child marriage...

    Arranged marriage, Betrothal, Child marriage 839  Words | 3  Pages

  • Violation of Child Rights

    Violation of Child Rights Introduction First of all, if we want to talk about violation of child rights we have to define child rights, what they are, and to whom they are intended.”A child is any human being below the age of eighteen years, unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier." , World leaders in 1989 decided that children needed a special convention, because children often need special care and protection that adults do not. The leaders also wanted to...

    Abuse, Child abuse, Childhood 1694  Words | 5  Pages

  • Empowering Women

    the empowering women and consider its disadvantages and disadvantages. Firstly it will state the disadvantages of empowering women. Some of the disadvantages discussed in this essay are competition, moral problems and family problems. Furthermore, the essay will discuss some of the very important advantages of empowering women. Some of the important advantages are gender equality, leadership and education. Finally the essay will conclude with a thought that despite the advantages of empowering women...

    Decision making, Decision theory, Disadvantage 1401  Words | 5  Pages

  • Child Marriage in India

    Child marriage is a common practice in many countries around the world, however it is especially prevalent in India, where more than one third of all child brides live. [1] According to UNICEF, 47% of girls are married by 18 years of age, and 18% are married by 15 years of age. [2] These marriages are often performed without the consent of the girls involved in the marriage. Indian law has made child marriage illegal, but it is still widely practiced across the nation. The highest rates are seen...

    Arranged marriage, Betrothal, Child marriage 2217  Words | 7  Pages

  • child welfare

    Child welfare Child protection is a set of usually government-run services designed to protect children and young people who are underage and to encourage family stability. Encountered problems Child labour Main article: Child labour Due to economical reasons, especially in poor countries, children are forced to work in order to survive. Child labour often happens in difficult conditions, which are dangerous and impair the education of the future citizens and increase vulnerability to adults...

    Abuse, Child abuse, Childhood 1292  Words | 4  Pages

  • History of Child Protective Services

    History of Child Protective Services Abstract The purpose of this research paper was to examine the history of child protective services and the changes made to better help families and protect children. This research will illustrate how efforts have been made to improve child protection. The research will illustrate eras of child protection until today’s foster care regulations and benefits. Research also indicates that child maltreatment continues to be a social issue that needs addressed...

    Child abuse, Child protection, Domestic violence 2056  Words | 6  Pages

  • Save the Girl Child

    At least in India, the girl child has been a topic of discussions and debates for the past several decades but, even today, the position appears to remain unchanged. The girl was always an unwanted child, and was found killed at birth. With the advancement of Science and Technology this killing has only gone still further - for now the girl child is being killed even before birth. The present scenario in which the girl child is mercilessly killed even before birth, does not speak too well about...

    Boy, Catfights and Spotlights, Childbirth 931  Words | 3  Pages

  • Accelerating Efforts To End Child Marriage And To Achieve A Safe Healthy And Financial Stable Future For Girls

    Sidarth Samtani  Committee: ECOSOC  Submitted by: Cuba  Topic: Accelerating efforts to end child marriage and to achieve a safe, healthy, and financially  stable future for girls.  Alarmed by​  the fact that one third of the world’s girls are married before the age of 18 and 1 in 9  are married before the age of 15,  Deeply disturbed​  by the fact that about 67 million girls all around the world had been married  before the age of 18,  Aware of​  the fact that if the present situation continues over 142 women will be married before ...

    Abuse, Betrothal, Childhood 839  Words | 4  Pages

  • Child marriage

    Topic: Child marriage in India, is it ethical? Research Assignment Research Question: Child marriage, do the poor parents of these children have a choice? Hypothesis 47% of the girls in India get married below the age of 18. To prevent this, maybe, the laws could be altered and mare more strict. Educating the poor would be another cause for reducing the amount of child marriages. Poor conditions and a small compensation seem to be the reason for the poor to sell their...

    Arranged marriage, Betrothal, Child marriage 1572  Words | 5  Pages

  • Care for Girl Child

    of life. 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. It is ironic yet true that more of girl children in India and other...

    Abortion, Education, Gender 5786  Words | 15  Pages

  • Existence of Child Marriage in Yemen

    Existent of Child Marriage in Yemen It is a fact of every person that has to go through the process of birth, ages, sickness, and finally death. Marriage is a matter of choice for most people’s lives. However, for some girls who are forced into a marriage at an early age have no options. Child marriage has been occurring for a long time in various places because of economic burden, ancient tradition, few educational opportunities, and family honor whereby children, usually the female, are given...

    Arranged marriage, Betrothal, Child marriage 2546  Words | 6  Pages

  • Girl

    Jamaica Kincaid’s short story “Girl” is of a complicated relationship with her mother that comes out in the mother-daughter dynamic in the story. The mother, obviously a dominant figure in the young girl’s upbringing, informs the young girl of various duties associated with being a young, dignified lady. Her mother gives the daughter advice to make her the "proper" woman she should in fact be, and this advice gets more and more firm as the story continues. “Girl” is a very well suitable title...

    Childhood, Female, Girl 1262  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Abuse Essay

    Child Abuse Child Abuse is harm done to a child; this person causing the abuse can be either a child or an adult. Sadly, child abuse has been practiced in all cultures, and in all ethics throughout the world. In certain places child abuse started to be noticed and considered as one of the major problems in society. It is normally caused by stress or an economic problem, the average of child abuse is frightfully high, which is unacceptable we should unite as a society to make this end throughout...

    Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse 2365  Words | 7  Pages

  • Girls Protection

    Girl-Child 1. End all forms of discrimination against the girl-child.STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES: Every child has the right to enjoy their human rights and to special protective measures without discrimination, including protection from discrimination because of what her/his parents do or believe. ICCPR 24:1; CRC 2 ACTIONS: * Ratify and implement the Convention on the Rights of the Child. * Ensure that a child is registered immediately after birth, has the right from birth to a name, to acquire...

    Childhood, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Economic, social and cultural rights 1474  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Need to Empower Women in the World

    Empowering Women aims to inspire women with the courage to break free from the chains of limiting belief patterns and societal or religious conditioning that have traditionally kept women suppressed and unable to see their true beauty and power. There is a pertinent need to empower women and the competitiveness of the country depend on the capability of its women who constitute more than half of the Indian population. This enormous contribution to the country will greatly heighten the country’s advancement...

    Cyprus, Developed country, Developing country 779  Words | 3  Pages

  • Save the Girl Child

    matter came into existence. I don’t know about the world but in India every two seconds a child is born and maybe by the time I end this essay, hundreds of babies would’ve already been born. So what makes giving birth so special? I mean it’s just a simple process of human evolution! Well the answer to this can only be given by the mothers who have experienced that magical moment of giving birth to a child. In medical terms it’s called ‘delivery’, but the emotions that are involved in this simple...

    2003 in film, Abortion, Childbirth 765  Words | 3  Pages

  • child labour

    CHILD MARRIAGE IN INDIA: Definition: Child marriage means that two children are forced to marry each other with the consent of the two families. The children are forced into the institution of marriage without knowing about its significance in the long run. Though parents are of the opinion that they involve their children in such rituals because it is an age old custom and it will also secure the future of their children but the reality is not so. Though in some cases parents believe in such superstitions...

    Arranged marriage, Betrothal, Child marriage 1279  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mastubation Empowering Women

    Masturbation Empowers Females Masturbation is defined as "the sexual stimulation of a person's genitals usually to the point of orgasm. Self masturbation is a common form of autoeroticism. Masturbation with a partner (called mutual masturbation), is also common."As it is defined, this act has varied social, physical, psychological and religious implications. This essay will look at these and show that masturbation can be a way to empower girls and women. Masturbation is socially acceptable...

    Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality, Masturbation 1588  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Best Interest of the Child

    The Best Interest of the Child Thomas C. Wight General Psychology I, Monday and Wednesday 1:00 to 2:15pm 22 January 2013 The Best Interest of the Child A Review of the Literature The divorce rate among Americans has steadily risen in recent years with approximately 50% of marriages ending in divorce, or at least that’s what we have been told. The divorce rate in America has actually taken a slight decline in recent years and is approximately 35% to 40%. While that is still a very large...

    Child custody, Childhood, Convention on the Rights of the Child 1000  Words | 3  Pages

  • Girl Power

    English 105 5 December 2013 Girl Power As a 44 year old father of a 16 month girl, I did not know how society planned on giving my daughter a sense of femininity. I mentally prepared myself to be a Daddy and give my daughter Isabel all the support and teachings I thought I was capable of. I knew that it was going to be a daunting task a single father to a daughter to give her a sense of girl power. I was surprised to find out the toy and media industries were not onboard with giving my daughter...

    Boy, Female, Gender 1016  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Relativism and Child Labor

    Cultural Relativism and Child Labor Child Labor The use of child labor in developing nations is not a moral issue, it is a cultural one. International corporations should not let the moral argument or current legislation such as the Child Labor Deterrence Act (CLDA) influence how and where they conduct operations. Grounded in what appears as legitimate concern for children, proposed legislation such as the CLDA hinder the potential growth and progress of developing nations by limiting the number...

    Culture, Cyprus, Developed country 2627  Words | 7  Pages

  • A Plan to Help Raise Your Child

    Plan to Help Raise Your Child Geniel Arnold Child, Family & Society Instructor: Amy Wood November 19, 2012 A Plan to Help Raise Your Child Welcome to the first step in working towards raising your child the best way possible. Children are very special and need the best environment to develop properly. Throughout this book you will be provided information that will help you in making the best decisions for your child. You will find information...

    Childhood, Developmental psychology, Parent 1637  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Role Of Participatory Communication In Promoting Education Of The Girl Child

    The role of participatory communication in promoting education of the girl child: A case study of shining light for girls’ secondary school in Kibera slums. Introduction. This chapter gives an overview of education in Kenya and kibera slums in particular, giving more light on the girl child education. Participatory model for development has been explained, as well as the purpose of the study, significant of the study and problem statement. Background of the Study. Brief history of education in Kenya...

    Education, High school, History of education 971  Words | 5  Pages

  • Girl Child Education

    organisations who is between the ages of 10 and 14. Age limits are different in each organisation. The term Girl Scout is used in the United States and several East Asian countries. The two terms are used synonymously within this article. Girl Guides are organised into units/troops averaging 20-30 girls under guidance of a team of leaders. Units subdivide into patrols of about six Guides and engage in outdoor and special interest activities. Units may affiliate with national and international...

    Boy Scouts of America, Brownsea Island Scout camp, Girl Scouts of the USA 804  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Labour

    CHILD LABOUR, a menace in India. The phrase – 'Today's children are the citizens of tomorrow' – has fallen between the cracks, given the prevailing child labour across the country. Children are made to work as slaves in factories, fields, and are also self-employed as, milkman, rag-pickers, shoe-polisher and rickshaw pullers. The Global Child Labor Index 2012, prepared by Maplecroft, ranks India 27th on the list of countries where children are at risk of being victim to child labour. ...

    19th century, Child labour, Childhood 1346  Words | 5  Pages

  • Education is very important for every child whether boy or girl

    important for every child whether boy or girl. It is sad that some communities still discriminate against the education of the girl child. About 57million children around the world are not going to school. The report, Children Still Battling to go to School, finds that 95% of the 28.5 million children not getting a primary school education live in low and lower-middle income countries – 44% in sub-Saharan Africa, 19% in south and west Asia and 14% in the Arab states, UNESCO said. Girls make up 55% of...

    Education, Gymnasium, Higher education 1493  Words | 4  Pages

  • Education important for girl

    ucation of a child starts from the family and mother is the first teacher. But, the irony in India is that although the deity of education is a female i.e. Goddess Saraswati according to the Hinduism, innumerable number of women are illiterate. They are not remaining uneducated by their own wish but they are being forbidden from receiving education because of the patriarchal families in our society. Right from the early Vedic period people have been celebrating the birth of a son, but in those...

    Childhood, Education, Girl 959  Words | 3  Pages

  • Definition of a child and meaning of child rights

     DEFINITION OF CHILD AND MEANING OF CHILD RIGHTS (Child Rights and Social Action) Submitted by: Gursheen Kaur 3rd Year Hons. Section-C Assignment Topic: Definition of a child and meaning of child rights INTRODUCTION TO CHILDHOOD Children and childhood across the world, have broadly been construed in terms of a ‘golden age’ that is synonymous with innocence, freedom, joy, play and the like. It is the time when, spared the rigours of adult life, one hardly shoulders any kind of responsibility...

    African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, Childhood, Economic, social and cultural rights 2374  Words | 9  Pages

  • Girl

    106-16 Hoeflinger 25 Feb 2014 Girl What makes a woman? Femininity and masculinity have long been defined and divided along gender lines that were never meant to be crossed; a man or woman who does not fit the archetypical picture of their strict gender-biased boundaries is shunned and stereotyped. A woman who does not embody the perception of the perfect wife and mother, especially in the 1950s-60s, would have been considered unladylike. In Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl”, the matters of womanhood and...

    Antigua, Femininity, Gender 1253  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Labour

    particular Nation and the children of the World as a whole. When we discuss about child labour, we know that it is a curse upon the God gifted little ones on Earth. Child Labour, in general, means the employment of children in any work with or without payment. Every child out of school in the age group of 5 to 14 years, children who are paid in work, children who work outside the homes or children who in hazardous industries can be said to be child labourers. According to Stein and Davies, child labour...

    Child labour, Childhood, Education 2232  Words | 6  Pages

  • Child Soldiers in Uganda

    horrible practice is the Lords Resistance Army, or LRA. The LRA began abducting children in the late 1980’s (War Child) . LRA soldiers raid towns, violently intimidating villagers and abducting children. Those who do not come willingly are forced through the pressure of physical violence or death to themselves or loved ones. Armed groups abduct children as they pass through villages (UNICEF). Child soldiers participate in armed conflict directly and/or indirectly (UNICEF). For example, some soldiers are...

    Acholi, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony 1913  Words | 5  Pages

  • Discrimination of Girls

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