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Discrimination Against The Girl Child

Female Infanticide, Female Genital Cutting And Honor Killing

by Katherine S Newell

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Youth Advocate Program International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination against women,
  • Female circumcision,
  • Girls,
  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies,
  • Clitoridectomy,
  • Infibulation,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11741123M
    ISBN 10096637097X
    ISBN 109780966370973
    OCLC/WorldCa47821801

      Discrimination against youth with mental health challenges begins early and increases over time, causing attitudes to become ingrained. 1 Despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe that people with mental illnesses are not to blame for their conditions (84 percent), only about percent believe that people are generally caring and sympathetic toward individuals .   Protection from Discrimination in Child Welfare Activities The child welfare system is a group of services designed to promote the well-being of children by ensuring safety, achieving permanency, and strengthening families to care for their children : Office For Civil Rights (OCR).

    Discrimination against differently abled children among rural communities in India: Need for action Such discrimination in some cases starts from the family members and spreads right up to the policy makers and state Unfortunately a girl child with disability is seen as a lifelong burden on the natal family because marriage is not a. Barriers to Girls' Education, Strategies and Interventions Lina (centre), 18, helps three neighbourhood children create drawings, seated on the floor in her home in the Khairkhana neighbourhood of Kabul, the capital. Lina completed the third grade before she was forced to stop school. Determined to continue her.

    Some parents state, "discrimination against girls is no longer rampant and education of their child is really important for them be it a girl or a boy." [] The Men's rights movement in India call for gender neutral laws, especially in regards to child custody, divorce, sexual harassment, and adultery laws. Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (means save girl child and educate girl child) scheme was launched in for the welfare of women. Save Girl Child Essay 3 ( words) Save girl child is a most important social awareness topic now-a-days regarding the saving of girl child all through the country.


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Discrimination against girl children has been a topic of has been a subject of concern and sociological subject raises the cultural aspects about the role of a girl child in society, what her human rightsare as a human being and a number of.

The overwhelming social discrimination against girl child affects her birth or even before birth. In many communities and in rural areas, an adolescent girl is married off by her parents around puberty.

Early pregnancy, in turn, undermines her health. Discrimination against girls is rampant and due to the fear of abuse and exploitation, they are kept at home and not sent to school. Child marriage is yet another glaring issue due to which girls are forced to give up going to school at an early age.

The issue of girl child rights and protection in India is a very serious concern. Being home to. to encourage research into child labour and discrimination.

The discrimination that working girls and boys endure mirrors discrimination in society as a whole. But there is also discrimination directly related to children. We know that discrimination helps cause child labour, and we know that children suffer discrimination as a consequence ofFile Size: 42KB.

of Discrimination against Women and the issue of discrimination against the Girl Child: Human Rights are universal, and civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights belong to all human File Size: KB. Discrimination against the girl child: female infanticide, female genital cutting and honor killing.

Gender inequality has been a social issue in India for centuries. That in many parts of India, the birth of a girl child is not welcomed is a known fact. It is a known fact too, that discrimination starts from even before the girl child is born and sometimes she is killed as a foetus, and if she manages to see the light of day, she is killed as an infant, which makes up the highly skewed child.

Strive to reduce gender discrimination from an early age. In most countries, women receive second class status, with their rights severely restricted in many cases. Even in more advanced countries with laws to prevent gender discrimination, women still earn less than men and receive less respect.

Reducing gender discrimination is a lofty goal. Eliminate discrimination against girls in health and nutrition. Eliminate the economic exploitation of child labour and protect young girls at work.

Eradicate violence against the Size: KB. Illegal discrimination against these girls by school administrators, teachers, counselors and fellow students is a major contributing factor to their high dropout rates.

Also, research shows that when schools make an effort to support pregnant girls in their education, they can have a significant impact in lowering their drop-out rates.

Get this from a library. Discrimination against girl child: the trajectory of missing girls. [Moly Kuruvilla] -- With special reference to Kerala, India. the principle of non-discrimination, is key for redressing gender injustice in wider society, and for overcoming social and cultural norms that discriminate against girls and women.

CESCR has also clearly stated that “the prohibition against discrimination enshrined in article 2 of the Covenant [of Economic, Social and CulturalFile Size: KB. Direct discrimination against girls and women is generally easier to recognize as the discrimination is quite obvious.

For example, in some countries, women cannot legally own property; they are forbidden by law to take certain jobs; or the customs of a community may not permit girls to File Size: 6MB.

Discrimination against the girl child Development of a Gender Equality statute has been made to counter the gender related customary laws and practices involving succession and forced sexual intercourse. However, girls of Malawi continue to experience a high File Size: 36KB.

Hundreds of thousands of young girls in India die every year because of “invisible discrimination”, according to research published in the Lancet Global : Karen Mcveigh. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. It covers the plight of women and girlsstrangled at birth, The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action.

President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths.4/5. The dowry system and the notion of the girl child belonging to her husband – a kind of tying up of the woman to a man – treats women as an expensive and uneconomical commodity in Author: Rajesh Komath.1.

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, affirming that access to health care, including reproductive health, is a basic right under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, decided at its twentieth session, pursuant to arti to elaborate a general recommendation on article 12 of the Convention.