In all countries of the world, we are making progress with key social indicators: Several Latin American governments have enacted policies to address the question of equity. Teachers and Poor Children It is sometimes forgotten that teachers of poor children are often poor themselves. It is well known that these teachers are usually assigned to work in rural areas, thus compounding the negative effects of poverty among rural children. Nor do we know much about the rich, since they can easily avoid scrutiny. This can often make them demanding and entitled.
XXX webmaster and want your porno site listed, submit your information on the Get Listed button. I added a new list today. Attempts to solve the problem of poverty cannot avoid dealing with structural factors; otherwise, we will continue indefinitely the pretense of taking poverty seriously. In some cases, this is accomplished by taking menial jobs, in which case education levels are of relative unimportance. Competition in the labor market is imperfect and, thus, women need to be protected by labor legislation if their education is to be instrumental to their advancement.
For important news about gender issues in the developing world, you can sign up to the Women and Girls email list. Do you verify that you are 18 years of age or older? In the case of indigenous and Afro-descendant girls, this is added to inappropriate curricula or the absence of educational materials in their native languages mother tongues. While compensatory policies focusing on the poor make sense, as they prioritize the group most in need, policies that focus on poor girls have the effect of circumscribing gender problems only to the poor. One has to know the conditions that affect oneself as a poor person or poor group and the conditions that more privileged groups enjoy in order to develop some awareness of inequality and thus of injustice. Latin American women are saying enough is enough, and MiPrimerAcoso is just the beginning.
In particular, she examines the question of what this means for women and girls, and she comes to the conclusion that gender is a social construct that plays a considerable part at various levels in the disadvantages suffered by women and girls. That's why I say these comparisons are dangerous -- we tend to fall back on existing generalizations i. The study attributes these feelings to widespread sexual violence and harassment against women and children, in combination with machista culture. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. International Cooperation and Gender-Sensitive Education International agencies, with the collaboration of many NGOs, took a very positive step when they endorsed universal primary education, crystallized later in the Education for All Declaration, signed in Jomtien, A major challenge for the feminist movement is to become more aware of formal education as a major political terrain and become more active in it.