"Save The Girl Child" Essays and Research Papers

  • Save The 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Save Girl

    are the receiving end in Indian society. They are will treated or tortured at every stage. A girl child is in bondage from her very childhood. She is under constant, vigil First by the parents, then her husband and finally her own children. Not only that, she is often condemned to death even before she is born. This is called female killing in the womb itself. In ancient India the birth of a girl child was hailed as auspicious. An old Indian proverb lies down that a home without a daughter is like...

    Black-and-white films, Embryology, English-language films 1053  Words | 3  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

  • 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

  • Save Baby Girl

    "Daughter is the knot that ties the family together". "A baby girl..one of the most beautiful miracles in life, one of the greatest joys we can ever know,& one of the reasons why there is a extra sunshine, laughter and happiness in our life today." In many traditional cultures, fathers and mothers would pray for a boy who would be able to help in the field. In these cultures, the value of daughter was not understood. A father has a special relationship with his daughter as she will judge all...

    Indian Space Research Organisation, International Space Station, NASA 2572  Words | 7  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

  • Save Girl Child

    These days gender imbalance is becoming a grave problem especially in India. Girls are either aborted from mother’s womb or killed after birth. This gives rise to crimes like rape and killing. Write an essay emphasizing importance of women in the society. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ In ancient time birth of a girl child was considered as auspicious. As per an Indian proverb, “A home without a daughter is like a body without soul”. The birth of a daughter in the house was compared with the advent of Goddess Laxmi...

    Abortion, Female, Gender 795  Words | 2  Pages

  • save the girl child

    Save the Girl ChildSave 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. In older days the birth of a girl child was considered as auspicious. As per an Indian proverb, "A home without a daughter is like a body without soul". The birth of a daughter in the house was compared with the...

    Boy, Childhood, Gender 804  Words | 2  Pages

  • Save the Girl Child

    In older days the birth of a girl child was considered as auspicious. As per an Indian proverb, "A home without a daughter is like a body without soul". The birth of a daughter in the house was compared with the advent of Goddess Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth and Goddess Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge and Wisdom. No ceremony was considered to be complete in absence of women. The belief was that "No home is complete without a woman." Worst of all she is often killed before being born while...

    Childbirth, High school, Human 422  Words | 2  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...

    Curriculum, Education, Educational psychology 830  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

  • 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

    How sad, many girls missing from our country are found buried in some graveyard.... India is growing dynamically in every fields. Today, the boom in economy, innovative technologies and improved infrastructure has become nation’s pride. The country has witnessed advancements in all fields but bias against a girl child is still prevailing in the country. This social evil is deep rooted in Indian ethos and the most shocking fact is that the innovative and hard high end technologies are brutally...

    Abortion, Female, Fertility 657  Words | 2  Pages

  • Save a Girl Child

    GIRL CHILD IN TODAY’S SOCIETY The female child in India has been most vulnerable for centuries. We are committing the worst crime against humanity when we don’t even allow children to be born just because they carry the stigma of being girls .The poor infant girls have no choice because they are killed inside the womb of their mothers or killed after birth in parts of Bihar ,Tamil Nadu ,Rajasthan and other parts of India. We forget that only girls take care of their parents and their in-laws...

    Boy, Child, Childhood 433  Words | 2  Pages

  • Save Girl Child

    showed that two districts had a child sex ratio (number of girls per thousand boys) less than 850; by 2001 it was 51 districts. Child rights activist Dr. Sabu George says foeticide is the most extreme form of violence against women. "Today a girl is several times more likely to be eliminated before birth than die of various causes in the first year. Nature intended the womb to be a safe space. Today, doctors have made it the most unsafe space for the female child," he says. He believes that doctors...

    Abortion, Demography, Gender 344  Words | 2  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Save Girl Child

    most value will be happiness. A better understanding of happiness is necessary to be happy in life. All the sensual pleasures are subjective, vary from person to person. One may like to hear a famous song while other may prefer to be with a beautiful girl or boy. If we seek repeated sensual pleasure, after each incident pleasure will decrease. The same incident will not give same amount of happiness; law of diminishing return applies to it. So every time we need something new to be happy. If we run...

    Consciousness, Happiness, Mind 636  Words | 2  Pages

  • save girl child

    Nuclear[edit] Main articles: Nuclear explosion and Effects of nuclear explosions In addition to stellar nuclear explosions, a man-made nuclear weapon is a type of explosive weapon that derives its destructive force from nuclear fission or from a combination of fission and fusion. As a result, even a nuclear weapon with a small yield is significantly more powerful than the largest conventional explosives available, with a single weapon capable of completely destroying an entire city. Properties...

    Energy, Explosion, Explosive 784  Words | 3  Pages

  • Save the Girl Child

    Flood-Fill Flood-fill • Used in interactive paint systems. • The user specify a seed by pointing to the interior of the region to initiate a flood operation Recursive Flood-Fill • Fill a image-space region with some intensity (color) value • How to define the region? • Fill Until vs. Fill While • 4-connectivity vs. 8-connectivity Flood-Fill from Seed • Start from the seed and floods the region until a boundary is met. A simple recursive algorithm can be used: void floodFill(int x, int...

    Articles with example pseudocode, Call stack, Flood fill 852  Words | 5  Pages

  • Save Girl Child

    delete the pictures they not like. Digital Video Cameraare commonly used to record video clips. | | Webcams: are very basic digital video cameras used to capture images to be sent down networks for video conferencing. Webcams do not allow you to save the images like digital video cameras do. Video conferencing is where people can "meet" across a network using microphones, webcams and monitors. This lets people meet who are different countries meet. | | Output Devices Output devices are things...

    Computer, Graphics tablet, Handwriting recognition 580  Words | 2  Pages

  • SAVE A GIRL

    Save girlssave the girl child, is a campaign in India to end the gender-selective abortion of female fetuses. Aborting a foetus because it is female is a major social problem in India and has cultural connections with the dowry system that is ingrained in Indian culture, despite the fact that it has been prohibited by law since 1961. In India a strong preference for sons over daughters exists, unlike in Western cultures. Pregnancies are planned by resorting to 'differential contraception'. Following...

    Abortion, Abortion debate, Family 739  Words | 2  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

  • 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

  • Save the Children

    General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to help children worldwide by contributing to Save the Children Central Idea: Contributing to an organization such as Save the Children can help break the cycle of poverty that affects millions of children I. ATTENTION STEP A. Attention Getter: Every morning that you wake up and eat breakfast, there are approximately 865 million people starting their daily struggle with persistent hunger. For every morning that you have the...

    Central America, Cycle of poverty, Eglantyne Jebb 1490  Words | 4  Pages

  • save girl

    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...

    Bride burning, Caste, Childhood 473  Words | 2  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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Need to React to Protect the Living Rights of a Girl Child

    Child Sex Ratio Campaign- Action aid Action Aid is an International development organization working for the poor and vulnerable communities. Our major focus work is with women, girls, and children, Daliths, Fisher Folk and Tribals to bring them out from distressed situation by building the capacities about the rights conscious, available information within the system and outside also. In National level we are working in 24 states through 12 regional offices and in Andhra Pradesh we working in 18...

    Abortion, Gender, India 1028  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tears of a Girl Child

    Tears of a girl child- How can we make a difference? This story is older than the time, a girl still die, killer still commit the crime. Why there is a smile in the face of a family when a boy is born and not when a girl is born? I don’t see a reason why everyone wants a boy and not a girl? Girls are like a kite, they just need a love string to fly. Girls are unique, they have no sequel. They are no less compared to boys, they are equal. Girls become a mother, mother give birth...

    Boy, Female, Girl 602  Words | 2  Pages

  • Girl Child

    Why? When a girl child is born, Her family and parents mourn. Why? When a girl comes to earth, She is killed even before birth. Why? A girl is always ignored, Why not she is always adored? Why? The government doesn’t deal it with an iron hand And see to it that in latter and spirit it is banned Why? People are passive towards girls, I feel they are precious as pearls. Girl is an emerging soul of faith and light In her life she must have day and never night A girl’s life becomes difficult...

    Black-and-white films, Crying, Durga 349  Words | 2  Pages

  • What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas

    What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas Lola Lake Course Number 125 Introduction to Literature Karen McFarland March 4,2012 What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas These two poems caught my attention because I am an African American who can relate too many of the life challenges that are being talked about within the poems. In the poems they talk about and describe many different challenges that a person has to take when they are trying to define...

    African American, Black people, Gender role 880  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Labor

    Child labor” By Elie Bou Chaaya ENL 110 Section “D” Miss Zeina Fayyad 18, January, 2008 Outline: Thesis statement: Child labor nowadays is considered to be a social injustice due to its harmful effects on the personal and psychological life of the child where the kinds of work offered to the child increases the amount of these effects regarding the solutions. I. Harmful personal and physical effects of child labor A. Low pay B. Very long work hours C. Forbids...

    Childhood, Debt bondage, Force 1892  Words | 6  Pages

  • child labour in India

    certain particular context, work formed a part of the training process of the child and prepared him for adult life and did not involve exploitation. ( Weiner, M. 1991) 4. In India there is law that children under the age of 18 should not work but, there is no outright ban on child labor, and the practice is generally permitted in most industries except those deemed "hazardous". Although a law in October 2006 banned child labor in hotels, restaurants, and as domestic servants, there continues to...

    Childhood, Children's rights, Domestic worker 1953  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Child

    As a childminder I work towards EYFS and meet Every Child Matters in everything I do. I would like children in my care achieve as much as they can so I start the learning and development process from torough talk to parents before child starts attending to my setting to find out child’s likes, dislikes, abilities, achievements. Then I do observe, asses particular child and plan activities following his interest, abilities, individual achievements, background. The important part of my observation...

    Child, The Child 1965  Words | 6  Pages

  • Girl Child

    | 29,420,011 | Female | 33,000,926 | 27,087,177 | Population Growth | 21.44% | 28.33% | Percantage of total Population | 5.67% | 5.49% | | Sex Ratio | 926 | 922 | Child Sex Ratio | 883 | 946 | Density/km2 | 201 | 165 | Density/mi2 | 519 | 428 | Area km2 | 342,239 | 342,239 | Area mi2 | 132,139 | 132,139 | Total Child Population (0-6 Age) | 10,504,916 | 10,651,002 | Male Population (0-6 Age) | 5,580,212 | 5,579,616 | Female Population (0-6 Age) | 4,924,704 | 5,071,386 | Literacy | 67...

    Delhi, Demography, Gujarat 2079  Words | 8  Pages

  • Girl

    Girl by Jamaica Kincaid Jamaica Kincaid relates the relationship between a mother and daughter in her poem, “Girl”. The poem is about how a mother prepares her daughter to become a woman. She gives her a litany of valuable lessons to shape her behavior and character according to what is acceptable to their culture. Kincaid cleverly dropped hints throughout her poem suggesting that the culture being referred to is the Afro-Carribean culture. The Afro-Carribean culture is a blend of music, dance...

    Black-and-white films, Female, Gender 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Abuse

    Child abuse is something that takes place in the world because a couple of jerks decided they wanted a kid. But they didn’t want to give the kid the kind of love that they kids needs, which is caring and understanding. Instead they decided to beat on their child, abuse them mentally, and in some cases even sexually. Scarring the child for life, because they decided that it was fun to abuse on an innocent child that all they wanted was love not to be hated or abused. Deaths occur because they can’t...

    Abuse, Child abuse, Child sexual abuse 1562  Words | 4  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

  • Save the Child

    CTET NOVEMBER 2012 ANSWER KEY-SOLUTION BY WWW.EXAMHUNT.IN PAPER-2 : CHILD DEVELOPMENT November 18, 2012 Correct Answer It is subjective evidence of behavior and therefore does not provide feedback for scholastic area B and A 29 19 01 Oh really, your mother rang up Principal ma’am last night, 28 20 03 09 Did she seek an appointment with her ? Higher order divergent 27 02 26 06 Difficulty level of the question 26 01 24 07 Ability to monitor their own learning 21 13 06 24 The tendency to persist...

    1913, 1916, 1917 398  Words | 2  Pages

  • freedom of child

    (0) Many loving (A) parent would not (B) hesitate to sacrifice their own (C) lives to save their child’s, but should they create a new life to rescue an (D) endangered son or daughter? A Los Angeles couple, Abe and Mary Ayala, has taken just such an unusual step. (1) (A) On May, Mary will give birth to a baby girl (B) who was purposely (C) conceived to serve as a bone-marrow donor (D) for her ailing older sister. Anissa, 17, was found to have a virulent form of leukemia nearly two years ago, and...

    Blood, Bone marrow, Child 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Girl

    Girl” by Hanif Kureishi The short story written by Hanif Kureishi portrays a typical love story, but with complex aspects. Hanif Kureishi is an English author, novelist and short-story writer. “Girl” was written in 1999. It revolves about a young woman, Nicole, who is in a relationship with an older man, Majid. A classic cliché, young girl falls in love with older experienced man, and with that some questions and problems naturally will arise. They are together, despite of Majid’s age and...

    Culture, Girl, Hanif Kureishi 1239  Words | 4  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

  • Falling girl child ratio in India

    “What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice, and everything nice That’s what little girls are made of” Hello ladies and gentlemen, My name is Sparsh Shah Today I’m going to speak on the topic of the falling girl child ratio in India. It is said that God created mothers because he could not be present everywhere. It is unbelievable to realize that a God's representative is continuously killing because of infanticide and feticide.  In India, she is the goddesses to be revered, in the...

    Abortion, Family, Indian National Congress 626  Words | 2  Pages

  • Child Marriage

    Present time, child marriage is a curse in the global society. Child marriage is a violation of human rights. In most cases young girls get married off to significantly older men when they are still children. Child marriages must be viewed within a context of force and coercion, involving pressure and emotional blackmail, and children that lack the choice or capacity to give their full consent. Child marriage must therefore always be considered forced marriage because valid consent is absent - and...

    Age of consent, Arranged marriage, Betrothal 964  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Trafficking

    Priceless Commodity: An Essay on Child Trafficking Child Trafficking is a form of human trafficking. It is defined as the recruitment, transfer and harbouring of children, for purposes of exploitation (Child Trafficking, www.dictionary.com). The trafficking of children is the third largest global consumer market, especially in areas of Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, with an estimated 1.2 million children being trafficked annually. (UN.GIFT). Since poverty...

    Commercial sexual exploitation of children, Human rights abuses, Human trafficking 2231  Words | 6  Pages

  • Discrimination of Girls

    female child in society, what her human rights are as a human being and a number of sensitive issues.This issue is important because there is nearly universal consensus on the need for gender equality.[1] Gender based discrimination against female children is pervasive across the world. It is seen in all the strata of society and manifests in various forms.[2] As per the literature, female child has been treated inferior to male child and this is deeply engraved in the mind of the female child. Some...

    Boy, Female, Gender 1684  Words | 5  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

  • Child Marriage

    Laura Garcia Professor O’Gara English 4/7/13 Child Marriage Child marriage is India is an important human rights violation because many girls are suffering throughout their marriage. Girls’ ages 3-18 marry older men ages 30-80. Parents send their daughters to get married because they need money to help their family. It is very depressing to see young girls marry a stranger they never met. The addition problem with child marriage is their health risks. One solution is, people in India...

    Betrothal, Child marriage, Family 1610  Words | 5  Pages

  • Child Marriage

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