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Understanding children in inclusive context 4 – Girl Child and Child Right

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Unit 11 : Gender Issues in Education

  • 11.0 Introduction
  • 11.1 Learning Objectives
  • 11.2 Concept of Gender
  • 11.2.1 Distinction between Sex and Gender
  • 11.2.2 Biological and Gender attributes of a person
  • 11.2.3 Gender as socio-cultural construction
  • 11.3 Gender discrimination
  • 11.3.1 Meaning of discrimination and gender discrimination
  • 11.3.2 Sources and forms of gender discrimination
  • 11.3.3 Causes of gender discrimination
  • 11.3.4 Origin and history of gender discrimination
  • 11.4 Status indicators of Gender
  • 11.4.1 Sex ratio
  • 11.4.2 Education
  • 11.4.3 Health
  • 11.4.4 Participation in work force
  • 11.4.5 Atrocities and crime
  • 11.4.6 Overcoming Gender Discrimination
  • 11.4.7 Gender discrimination in classrooms
  • 11.4.8 Role of teachers in creating a gender-fair society
  • 11.5 Let Us Sum Up
  • 11.6 Answer to check your progress
  • 11.7 Project work and Questions
  • 11.8 Suggested Readings and References
  • 11.9 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 12 : Empowering Girl Children

  • 12.0 Introduction
  • 12.1 Learning Objectives
  • 12.2 The Concept of Empowerment
  • 12.3 Initiatives of Empowering Girl Children
  • 12.3.1 Meaning of Empowerment
  • 12.3.2 Indicators of Empowerment of Woman
  • 12.3.3 Need for Empowering Girls
  • 12.3.4 Role of Education in Empowering
  • 12.3.5 Empowerment through formal and non-formal Education
  • 12.4 Developing Life skills
  • 12.4.1 Mandates of the constitution
  • 12.4.2 Government Initiations and Policies
  • 12.4.3 Programs for Rural Girls
  • 12.5 Role of Agencies in Empowering Women and Girls
  • 12.5.1 Role of the Government
  • 12.5.2 Role of NGO
  • 12.5.3 Role of Local Bodies, Communities, SDMC
  • 12.5.4 Role of Schools and Teachers in Empowering Girl Children
  • 12.6 Let Us Sum Up
  • 12.7 Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 12.8 Suggested Readings and References
  • 12.9 Unit End Exercises

Unit 13 : Child Right and Entitlements

  • 13.0 Introduction
  • 13.1 Learning Objectives
  • 13.2 Concept of Rights of the Child
  • 13.2.1 Meaning of Rights and Human Rights
  • 13.2.2 Rights of the Child
  • 13.2.3 UN Initiatives on Rights of the Child
  • 13.2.4 The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 and Rights of the Child
  • 13.3 Protection of Rights of the Child
  • 13.3.1 Violation of Rights of the Child
  • 13.3.2 Violation of Rights of the Child within the school
  • 13.3.3 Protection of Rights of the Child: Commissions and Legal provisions
  • 13.3.4 Role of teachers in protecting the Rights of the Child
  • 13.4 Let Us Sum UP
  • 13.5 Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 13.6 Suggested Readings & References
  • 13.7 Unit End Exercises

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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