However, in maximum conceptions, one is unaware of the pregnancy until actual realization dawns after one skips the first menstrual cycle. 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.
Unfortunately, nutritional needs are neglected for girls and they are often kept locked within the four walls.
It is not a rocking scheme. A girl child is susceptible to sexual violence very early in life. Women in every society are vulnerable to abuse. One end we say that we worship Maa Sarastwati, Maa Durga, Maa Laksmi and at the other end we are continuously destroying the precious gift of nature, a girl child.
It is a matter of great shame that cases of female infanticide are still reported. Other institutional efforts, such as advertisements calling female foeticides a sin by the Health Ministry of India and annual Girl Child Day  can be observed to raise status of girls and to combat female infanticide.
Girls may develop infections such as tetanus, hepatitis, and HIV. The effects of these disorders further exacerbates by early marriage, closely spaced pregnancies, poor access to information about family planning, traditional practices, etc. Can we give education to all the women, daughters and sisters in our own family?
In Tamil Nadu where the scheme started off has not been so successful. But the monetary drain of a daughter feels even more severe, especially in regions where dowry is practiced.
Health and survival inequalities[ edit ] Main article: Many of these girls work in the unorganized sectors, such as the beedi industry, which is largely home based and made up of women and girls.
When children go to school and learn well, they build their comprehension and problem-solving skills and are enabled to take right decisions in life. Doctors and the Government need to give importance to the girl child.
My father cannot work. They are a useful resource to the family and the nation. Women are the best players of the society to bring in vigor, harmony, cooperation, humanity and eventually transforming the society into a compassionate and peaceful place to live in.
As per the figures of census, there are just girls in India for boys. Her place is in the home, not in the world of men.
As more and more female fetuses are still being selectively aborted after illegal pre-natal sex determination, the number of female infants per male infant is rapidly declining.
As Desai has stated, if women get equal opportunities like men, they can work in every field like men. As per UNICEF guidelines the girl child must get equal opportunities to education, medicine, healthcare facilities and workplace.
Studies have proved that children born to uneducated mothers are less likely to survive until adulthood. Female feticide and infanticide is not the only issues with a girl child in India.
This has been going on for the last two decades.
In New Delhi alone the number of middle class homes aborting the female foetus was appalling. Crime rate in this map includes all Indian Penal Code crimes such as rape, sexual assault, insult to modesty, kidnapping, abduction, cruelty by intimate partner or relatives, importation or trafficking of girls, persecution for dowry, dowry deaths, indecency, and all other crimes identified by Indian law.
It brings reduction in inequalities in the society. Again if this female gives birth to a girl child, the journey begins once again. According to one source, this provision is much abused as only four percent of the cases go to the court and the final conviction rate is as low as two percent.
Many of the rape cases against girls registered in India are under the age of ten. India can be poised and shining only if the girls are given an opportunity to prove their talents.The cultural construct of Indian society which reinforces gender bias such as advertisements calling female foeticides a sin by the Health Ministry of India and annual Girl Child Day can be observed to raise status of girls and to "discrimination against girls is no longer rampant and education of their child is really important for.
of discrimination against girl child and to promote the rights of the girl (CEDAW), and the international commitment of the ‘World Fit for Children’ adopted by the UN General Assembly’s Girl Child in India iSSuES CONCERNiNG ChilDREN Shweta Prasad The opportunity had been observed in the Indian society.
The practice was first. This essay on ‘save girl child’ and the role of girls in Indian society discusses this problem and also suggests some points to solve this problem.
there still remains a cloud of apprehension and insecurity when a girl child is born. Discrimination against a girl begins at her conception and shapes up to be the monster she has to fight. Gender inequality is an evil that plagues the society in India even today.
This is the main cause of discrimination faced by the girl child. Read more about this issue. Discrimination against girls in India has several sociological impacts. It is seen in all the strata of society and manifests in various forms.
and Rajasthan from showing increased discrimination against girls. The female child in India is often deprived from her right of an education. The number of girls dropping out of school far. From time immemorial, a girl child has been considered as an unwanted entity and a burden whom the parents would not mind doing away with.
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