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social discrimination against women
Transcript of social discrimination against women
GENDER BIAS IN SOCIETY
GIRL CHILD MARRIAGE
GENDER BIAS : EDUCATION
VIDEO: THE GIRL CHILD EFFECT
AND BE THE CHANGE YOU WANNA SEE IN THE WORLD
BECAUSE EVERY LITTLE CONTRIBUTION FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THIS WORLD COUNTS
-In parts of largely patriarchal India, there is a strong preference for male children.
-7,50,000 females are selectivley aborted because of preference to male birth
-Sons are traditionally viewed as the main breadwinners who will take care of the family, continue the family name, and perform the last rites of the parents - an important ritual in many faiths
While goddess are welcomed with open arms, our doors are shut tight for girl child.
Cancellation/permanent termination of the doctor’s license who partakes in fulfilling a client’s demand to do away with her girl child
High fines and judicial action against ‘parents’ who knowingly try to kill their unborn baby.
Widespread campaigns and seminars for young adults and potential parents to enlighten them about the ill effects of female feticide.
- Nearly 56% of married girls bear children before they are 19.
- In rural area 70%of girls are married before they are 18
- Raise awareness on the significance of the issue of child marriage in South Asia and negative impact that it has on girls and young women
- Launching prevention programs like Apni Beti, Apna Dhan (ABAD).
-Prevention and fining the families who engage themselves in these practices
Dowry is defined as the property , which a man receives from his wife or her family at the time of marriage. It is regulated by factors like :
- Boy’s service and salary
- Economic status
- Educational qualification etc
Reporting of people or families who ask for dowry and booking them under the
"Dowry Prevention Act. 1961"
- Mobilize women to come forward and fight against the practice of dowry and
- Educate men to
the demand for a dowry by their parents.
-Help women and girls to
know their rights
, to fight against unjust discrimination and unjust male domination.
- Speak out for your right to remain in school, delay marriage, and choose your partner
- There are 170 million children across the world that do not attend school, and of those children, 70 % are girls.
- It is estimated that, of those girls who are enrolled at school, 100 million will drop out of school before they even complete their primary school education
- Women are more likely to leave male-dominated fields.
- According to research published by the Harvard Business Review, 52 percent of women in science, engineering and technology end up leaving the field, never to return.
HOW TO PREVENT
- Promote education of females
- Spread awareness among villages stating benefits of educating females
- By giving equal opportunities
- Incase of male dominant jobs, having reservation for women.
- 62% of female college students report having been sexually harassed at their university.
- 31% of the female workers reported they had been harassed at work
-One out of four women is sexually assaulted at some point in her life.
A sexually harrassed person may experience these problems-
- Depression, denial, anxiety, shock, anger, frustration, fear, irritability, insecurity, embarrassment, shame, guilt, self-blame, isolation
If you are being harrassed,don't ignore it. Be direct and take action. Say NO to the harasser.
Document the harassment. Record the date, time, place, people involved, and what was said to whom, for each incident.
Know your rights. Familiarize yourself with the university policy and resources that protect you as a student, faculty or staff.
Having stricter laws in the workplaces
Having emergency contact numbers for prevention of assault
having strict laws in the nation
- 80% are under the age of 30
- Every 2 minutes, someone is assaulted
- 44% are under the age of 18
- The WHO report details that even amongst young women between the ages of 15 and 19 years, 29.4 per cent experience violence.
Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family.
- Violence against women in custody
- Acid Burning and Dowry Deaths
- Domestic violence
- Rape leading to death
Kavya Rastogi 12BIT0053
Deepshi Mediratta 12BIT0038
Nehal Singla 12BIT0158
- Violence should be reported. SPEAK UP!
- Severe punishment for those who practice domestic violence
- Making women aware of their rights
- Setting up of emergency numbers such that immidiate action can be taken