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Girls Issues Teaching Guide -- Universal


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Girls Issues Teaching Guide -- Universal

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