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Girl Child Discrimination

Girl Child Discrimination

Freedom from all forms of discrimination against the GIRL CHILD remains only partly fulfilled, and government and societies must galvanize efforts if true freedom is to be won.

Policies and programs initiated must be duty bound to take into consideration the differing yet critical needs of the “girl child” in terms of sexual and physical exploitation, discrimination in all forms including the field of education and increased awareness of the struggles being faced by girls today.

Social protection strategies and policy have neglected children’s vulnerability to violence, abuse and neglect. Yet, children need special attention in social protections policy!

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