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...
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...
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...
“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 -
topic of debate. It has been a subject of concern and sociological significance. This subject raises the cultural aspects about the role of a 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...
Most little girls are grown up with their first toy to be a Barbie doll. If you ask a young girl what they would like for a gift and the answer is mostly “A Barbie”. Why is Barbie such a big deal to young girls? Well the answer is that Barbie dolls have always been a role model to girls while they grow...
organizations, a vast majority of the girls are yet illiterate in India. During the last four decades since independence, much is being done to emancipate women. Education of girls is one of the basic features of the plan. Many schools and colleges are founded for girls.
Even co-education has received...
things can contribute to their differences, but in particularly their upbringing is a major cause of their variances. In Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl,” a young girl has the “rules of the world” drilled into her head by her scolding mother while in Maya Angelou’s “Woman Work” a mother faces the adversities...
How are teenage girls represented in recent ‘young adult’ fiction?
Include some discussion of relevant academic studies of ‘young adult fiction’.
Young adult fiction is stories or novels which are aimed at a group of people who are considered as young adults. It however difficult to distinguish exactly...
in "The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds.
"The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds is about the personal journey of
the discovery of feminine sexuality in the life of an adolescent female. In this confusing
journey mathematics are used metaphorically to describe the girls new found...
The Argument For Spanking Vs. Not Spanking Your Child
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Discrimination against girls in everyday life
Gender discrimination remains deeply entrenched and widely tolerated in our society as well as the world. Given the advancement in lifestyle and standards, the harsh reality of gender discrimination is a shameful truth for humanity. Forms of this discrimination...
pregnancy. In Trinidad and Tobago teenage pregnancy accounted for 15% of all births in 2003. Teenage pregnancy refers to the pregnancy of young immature girls of secondary school age usually ranging from thirteen (13) to nineteen (19) years of age.
The social implications of teenage pregnancy are serious...
Children bring joy and youth to those that watch them. Child beauty pageants are meant to bring out those qualities in children and hopefully promote positive thinking for the rest of their life. Though there are positive aspects to this idea, some feel that beauty pageants destroy a child’s view on...
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Animals (NYSPCC)? A stray dog? An underfed horse? No, Ms. Wheeler had been attempting to help a child, a violently physically and emotionally abused human being.
During the early existence of the United States, laws against assault and therefore abuse...
consequences of the choices Marlene and Joyce made, one choosing career, while the latter choosing family. She is also the embodiment of the group of girls with no skills, no looks, no intelligence, and thus most likely, without a decent future. She serves to question the way society is progressing, whether...
The degree of harm a child abuse depends on the nature of abuse, the age of the Using external sources analyze some of the many organizations that assist victims of neglect and exploitation. Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline: Is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to...
issue, and began with controlling marriage licenses starting in late 1970?s. In order to effectively control early marriages, which tend towards early child bearing, a marriage law has been imposed to outlaw marriage for males under the age of 22, and females under the age of 20. In fact, this law has been...
estimated to work in the worst forms of child labour” As citizens of New Zealand in which the environment has a minimal percentage of child exploitation we often ask ourselves what are these forms of child exploitation, when did this take place and does exploitation of child labour affect you?
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Child Beauty Pageants: creating a distorted childhood
Childhood is meant to be a time of carefree exploration and self-discovery. A time for children to play, learn, and discover their likes and dislikes. This beginning stage of life...
more than ever on education systems. Many people believe that separating of girls and boys in different classrooms is a great tool to improve the level of success in their education. In fact, one of the UK's most famous girls’ schools has announced it will be taking in boys for the first time. It is a...
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...
Child Trafficking in Southeast Asia
Every Year an estimated 1.2milloin children are being trafficked right now as I type this paper, that’s two children per minute all around the world. While I’m in school just in one class about 108 children are being trafficked for sexual...
“Boys and Girls”
“Boys and Girls” is a coming of age story about a girl who is enjoying her life as a tomboy. The young girl, who does not want to assume traditional female gender roles and is very resistant about becoming a woman. The story “Boys and Girls” by Alice Munro explores...
During the Industrial Revolution of the late 19th and 20th Centuries there was an increasing need for labor force. Children were used to fill the jobs necessary. There was no limitation or restriction on hours or conditions in which they worked. With the progressive movement came an uprising...
The one child policy has had a range of demographic and social impacts in China including the growing proportion of elderly, the massive gender imbalance and an establishment of an illegal human trafficking system. The one child policy had been introduced as a means of birth control as the population...
IT’S A GIRL: The three deadliest words in the world
1. The United Nations estimates that as many as 200 million girls are missing in the world today because of Gendercide.
2. Gendercide is gender-selective mass killing, and exists on almost every continent, affecting...
Pakistan today faces various social problems. Child Labour is a social issue within Pakistan and is considered a violation of human rights by the United Nations. Pakistani society is such that, a poor child can quite conveniently be deprived of basic education, only to feed the rest of his family members...
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Advertisements towards young Girls
Advertising means to call the public's attention to one's product, service, need, etc. But what we see isn't what we get or how we will feel. The purpose to advertise is to sell, the more you...
Child Soldiers across the World
Children all over the world are being abused by being made into child soldiers. Being forced to become child soldiers has caused devastation for thousands of children worldwide, like the one in Sierra Leone and Colombia. Sierra Leone and Colombia are just a few countries...
Senior, in her collection of short stories Summer Lightning, uses child protagonists to highlight and criticize many aspects of the society they are raised in, and the destructive quality these have on the innocent world of the child.
In 'Love Orange', Senior uses symbolism to highlight the tragedy...
picture until China issued the one child policy to all of their citizens. The population rate in China has reached an all time high of over 5 billion people. The Chinese government released the one child policy in hopes to cure their growing population. Although the one child policy, in China, is enforced...
Are girls too mean to each other?
Sometimes girls are so insecure of themselves, so they feel the need to bring other girls down. It could be over cute clothes, pretty hair, a pretty face, or maybe over a relationship with a boy. They're always comparing themselves to each other, or in other words...
1. Definition of child abuse
Child abuse is the physical, psychological or sexual maltreatment and by a parent or other caregiver to a child, and it results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm, which results...
between 1992 and 1996 were greater for juvenile females than juvenile males in most offense categories. It is important to learn more about why and how girls commit crime and how to intervene effectively to prevent and treat female juvenile delinquency. OJJDP has responded by launching a multilevel approach...
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...
Imagine being afraid to go home at night, say the wrong words to your parents, or not having any food to eat. Child abuse is a major factor in today’s youth, and most go without ever being reported. This could range from neglect, physical/emotional abuse, or even sexual. Most times the child...
Who is Fairest of Them All?
Child pageants such as the ones featured on television show young girls, usually no older than six or seven years old, wearing heavy makeup and parading around on a stage in front of the eyes of several judges and even more spectators. These children are then ranked not...
Your child has always enjoyed learning, but lately seems eager to avoid school. Stomachaches and mysterious illnesses pop up in the evening and seem to get worse as the school bus creeps closer to your street the next morning. It's possible the problem has nothing to do with how last night's dinner was...
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT: CHILD AND PARENT OBSERVATION
This observation took place on Saturday October 17th at Town Center Corte Madera at approximately 2:00pm. The day was bright and sunny and the Mall was full of all kinds of parents and children. I choose a male child approximately 3 years old...
Child Abuse within the Foster Care System
Professor Misty Thompson
Children placed in foster care are assigned to residential homes. These homes are not always a safe place. These children are at a high risk for neglect, physical and sexual...
Once there was a little girl called Anne Jennifer she lived with her mother in a small village called Glennis. She was an only child and, like many other children, was the apple of her mother’s eye. She was an alert little girl, playful and quick-witted. Everything about her was...
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The Relationship between Divorced Mothers' Perceived Control over Child Rearing and Children's Post-Divorce Development
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"For generations she has been the doll that little girls have aspired to be a party girl, career woman, and bathing beauty all wrapped into one" (Cain 1). In Marge Piercy’s poem "Barbie Doll," the title emphasizes the theme of the poem, which is that girls are ultimately captured by society’s narrow definitions...
ONE-CHILD POLICY IN CHINA
[pic]In 1979, three years after Mao’s death, a one-child policy was introduced to reduce China’s burgeoning population. According to the policy as it was most commonly enforced, a couple was allowed to have one child. If that child turned out be a girl, they were allowed to...
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Top Girls begins on a Saturday night. The protagonist, Marlene, is hosting a celebratory dinner for six people at a London restaurant. All of Marlene’s guests are famous women from the past. The first to arrive is Isabella Bird, who congratulates Marlene...
The Second Middle Child
I am the second middle child of four children. This is just one of the many ways to describe me. Another way is, I am the second middle child of four girls. I am also the only tomboy of four girls. I am the only brunette of my three sisters. Also...
Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls" tries to view a young girl's rite of passage into womanhood, through a limited feminist perspective. The narrator battles with conformity on a 1940's Canadian Fox Farm. As this time period was still centred on male dominance, her desire to become a powerful woman wastes...
Child Observation # 1
February 17, 2010
Child Observation #1
Alana, 22 months old
Boca Raton, Florida
February 17, 2010
It is 9:42 AM and the children are out in the playground after learning and singing new songs, they have also had something to eat and are all ready to play.
In an economy such as ours the never-ending quest for lower prices rages on around us. But what is the cost of having our products made at the cheapest labor available? Are lower prices really an even exchange for a child's health or physical, mental, or social development?
Should Boys and Girls Be Educated in Separate Classes?
Should boys and girls be educated in separate classes? This one of the most popular questions parents ask when their kids have to start school, as other questions like are they are going to be good students or which school can they enter, are...
Types of Child Labour
Children and young people work in a wide variety of different areas. These include:
Providing care within a family, for example to a sick adult relative.
Domestic work - This may be paid or unpaid and provided wither to a relative or non-relative. This is sometimes referred...
Child labor is a pervasive problem throughout the global economy, especially in the markets of developing countries. Child labor is generally speaking, works for children that harm or exploits them in some way. The two ways of looking at child labor are as follows. Firstly, what are...
FCS 341 Sec 01
October 28, 2013
Child Observation Report
I am luckier than most, because rather than having to go to a daycare center, I am able to go spend time with my three and a half year old sister, Maizie. Our family adopted Maizie about half a year ago or so, but have known...
Child of Rage
The movie Child of Rage was very interesting, it tells about a young girl named Catherine also known as Beth Thomas who has reactive attachment disorder. A married couple named Jill Tyler and Rob Tyler adopt 2 kids, Eric & Catherine. The boy Eric...
Child Beauty Pageants: Are They Moral?
March 12, 2011
Child Beauty Pageants: Are They Moral?
They say that beauty comes from within but if this is true why do parents parade their young children around and make...
English 1101 (Nash) Raising Boys vs Raising Girls There is asteroytpe that has always been present in my life. The sterotype that my parents and everyone in my family always tried to enstill in me was that you should be easier on boys than on girls. I was raised differently from my brothers and my...
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MOTS CLES : China’s one child policy
The novel, Maggie, A Girl of the Streets, by Stephen Crane, takes place in the slums of New York City during the 1890’s. It is about a girl, Maggie Johnson, who is forced to grow up in a tenement house. She had a brother, Jimmie, an abusive mother, Mary, and a father who died when Maggie was...
Kincaid’s famous short stories, “Girl”. In the essay “Girl,” Jamaica Kincaid portrays the stereotypes and expectations placed on women and girls of her culture in the 1950’s. She uses authoritative tone, syntax, and progression of thought to show the expected responsibilities of girls and women in the narrator’s...