Emphasis On Girl Child
We see that the males dominate the family and they are the sole decision-makers.
Women and children are almost always involved in domestic work with no active earnings. Social and cultural norms further reinforce the vulnerability of women and their children leading to abusive situations and denied even their basic rights. In many homes, they see Education as significant but not an affordable priority.
Girls especially face acute discrimination and female infanticide and feticide are quite common. Instances of human trafficking as ‘sale’ of children are also prevalent and occasionally comes up.