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Unit 2 Educating The Girl Child

Question B.5:

On the basis of your reading of the story and the discussion between the girls in the following picture, have a whole class discussion on-The Need to Recognize and Empower the Girl Child

  • Save us. We have a dream too.

  • The hardest profession to take in life is being a girl child!

  • A whole range of discriminatory practices including female foeticide, female infanticide, son idolisation, early marriage and dowry have buried the future of the girl child

  • A little amount of care, a handful of warmth and a heart full of love for a girl child can make a big difference.

  • Did you know that every year 12 million girls are born in the country but unfortunately only 1/3 of those survive? Some are killed in the womb, some at the time of birth, some die due to ill health and some due to poor nutritional status.

  • Why do people discriminate against us for nutrition and even education?


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