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Girls Issues Teaching Guide -- Universal

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For a project we're doing with GirlUp, teaching guide for everyone but powerpoint contains visuals to help represent a point, so the materials itself either must be obtained or

For a project we're doing with GirlUp, teaching guide for everyone but powerpoint contains visuals to help represent a point, so the materials itself either must be obtained or


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  • Rephrase “what limits childbirth?”
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    • 1. What is a Global Issue?
      Any problem that crosses national boundaries and requires the cooperation of the international community
    • 2. Overpopulation
    • 3. What factors affect population growth?
    • 4. Women do not have the freedom to choose how many children they can have.
      The government does not provide reliable medical care for newborn infants
      High rates
      Of infant
      mortality
    • 5. Children take care of their parents when they grow old
      No social security
    • 6. What limits childbirth?
    • 7. Give faith that their children will survive
      And they will have less children
    • 8. What other issues affect girls around the world?
      Poverty
      1/5 of the world’s population lives on less than a $1 a day
      Countries like: Ethiopia, Liberia, Uganda, Somalia don’t have a stable government or reliable source of income
    • 9.
    • 10. EDUCATION
      600 million girls A large portion of population
      They are key to breaking the cycle of poverty: if you education a girl, 90% of what she earns goes back into her family---her kids get a better education, they get better health care, she’ll marry later, have fewer kids, have a better opportunity to earn money which benefits the entire community.
    • 11. What is GirlUp doing to help stop the cycle?
      Implements programs to help educate girls and rewards families who stick with the programs
      Delaying Marriage and reinforcing Marriage Laws
      Community centers for the girls to meet with friends and study
      Rewards girls who stay in school by giving them a goat
      Building schools & raising funds for supplies and uniforms
      Locates missing girls
      With a mentorship door-to-door search program. Mentors go looking for girls in the city living by themselves with low-paying jobs
    • 12. What do you want the world to look like when you are 50?