Discrimination against women starts from the day a girl child is born when a baby girl is born there is a general gloom in the family, contrary to the birth of a baby boy whose arrival on earth is celebrated with much pomp and joy. Ngo submission india discrimination against indigenous children in india: race, culture and class submitted to the committee on the rights of the child. Plight of girl child in our country “she is the reason that we have men, she is the reason for life on the earth, she is the bud to every flower, then.
Discrimination in the military- yes, the military does have sexual harassment and discrimination against women in the nineties firestone and co-researcher richard j hurns analyzed a 1988 dod survey of men and women in the military and found that 518 % of men and 746% of women reported either experiencing or knowing of sexual harassment. And most of the population of india lives in the states where selective abortions of girl child are common (prbhat jha, 2011) the future mother and father’s families attend the sex-selection testing procedures and many a times the abortion is done against the will of the mother. The convention on the rights of the child (crc), adopted in 1989 and by now ratified by most countries of the world, provide an agenda for action in identifying enduring forms of inequality and discrimination against girls, abolishing practices and traditions detrimental to the fulfillment of their rights and defining an effective strategy to.
Article shared by here are you speech on gender-based discrimination in india: it is paradox of our indian society, that on one side we worship the women goddesses and on the other we meet out sub-human treatment to the women. Socio-cultural issues in contemporary india notes 290 indian culture and heritage secondary course module - viii 2021 gender discrimination in india females are discriminated in various fields like health, education and jobs prejudice against the girl child becomes clearer and sharper from the data in sex ratio in. Save girl child is an awareness campaign to save the girl child in india by ensuring their safety as well as to stop the crime against girl child especially female foeticide and gender inequality.
Discrimination are seen against women in the provision of health care, nutrition, education, in northern and western india from health and nutrition point of view girls are more likely to be malnourished than boys both. Discrimination against girls in india has been going on since ages now even today, there are several sections of the indian society where the girl child is treated as a burden. Save the girl child “save the girl child” is a social initiative in india to fight against the practice of female foeticide the initiative also aims are protecting, safeguarding, supporting, and educating the girl child our present prime minister has requested every section of the society to give whole-hearted support to the “beti bachao, beti padhao“ abhiyan (initiative.
Gender bias against female children in india: regional differences and their while discrimination of girls in nutrition, preventive and gender bias in adult literacy and work participation are also compared with the gender biases indices for children. 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. Discrimination against females starts with their birth and continues through their lives an unborn girl child is aborted with the help of sex determination techniques a girl child who is born is seen as a burden on her parents or family and not given equal treatment as boys of the same family ever since birth. In our social experiment, a mother shows extreme discriminatory attitude towards her girl child in a restaurant, while pampering her son all along.
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. Discrimination against girl child is a curse for the society mass campaigns in favour of survival of girl child and giving her human right including education, must be initiated to bring a positive change. 2 introduction there is an encouraging and a growing international awareness that harmful traditional values and practices act as root causes for discrimination and violence against girls.