Research Papers
Discrimination Against Girl Child in Family in Urban Slums Hyderabad
Discrimination against female children has been a topic of debate. It has been a subject of concern and sociological significance. This subject raises the cultural aspects about the role of a female child in society, what her human rights are as a human being and a number of sensitive issues. This issue is important because there is nearly universal consensus on the need for gender equality. Gender based discrimination against female children is pervasive across the world. It is seen in all the
P.G. Sunandamma, K. Sreenivasa Moorhy
01 Mar 2014
International Journal of Scientific and Research (IJSR)
Strengthening Gender Research to Improve Girls' and Women's Education in Africa
FAWE established a research initiative under the theme Strengthening gender research to improve girls’ and women’s education in Africa. Launched in 2009, the initiative seeks to enhance female education through the integration of gender in education policy and practice, using evidence from gender research conducted both on and by African women. One of the key components of the research initiative is the development of a network of experienced researchers across sub-Saharan Africa who are in a po
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
01 Jan 2011
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Gender Issues and its Effect on the Development of the Girl Child in Ogbunabali Community in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of gender issues on the development of the girl child in Ogbunabali community in Port Harcourt Rivers State Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was employed. A total of a hundred and twenty (120) girls within the age range of 12 – 18 years were randomly selected from a population of over one thousand two hundred girls in Ogbunabali community’. A questionnaire was administered to respondents and responses retrieved. Data collected was
Edith, Otu, Maureen, B. Nkamare
01 Jan 2012
European Journal of Experimental Biology
A Study on Discrimination of Girl Child
The present study depicts the life chart of a girl child and the abnormal form of discrimination on Girl child and measures to be taken to abolish discrimination and create holistic development for girl children. Abolish disparities for girl child was more important, but also essential for better targeting in terms of improved and pragmatic programme focus. Girl child life is a constant fight for survival, growth and development from the time she is conceived till she attains 18 years. In this c
D. Ramana, D. Usha Rani
01 Feb 2015
Indian Journal of Research (IJR)
Gender, Ethnicity and Depression: Intersectionality in Mental Health Research with African American Women
This review synthesizes the current knowledge regarding African American women and depression. After highlighting major findings related to the epidemiology, etiology, symptomatology and treatment, we will discuss the gaps in our understanding of these factors specific to African American women. It argues that filling in these gaps will require a theoretical framework that takes into account the intersection of race and gender. It also presents an empirically defined heuristic for studying menta
Kira Hudson Banks, Laura P. Kohn-Wood
01 Jan 2010
Illinois Wesleyan University
Youth Mental Health Report - Youth Survey 2012-16
Adolescence is a period of great change for all young people and can entail a range of physical, social, emotional and academic challenges. It is a time when young people are establishing their identities, seeking greater independence, transitioning into adulthood and often facing pressures from both school and social environments. It is also the peak age of onset for many mental health disorders.
Black Dog Institute (BDI)
01 Jan 2017
Black Dog Institute
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