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WE ARE ALL BORN FREE AND EQUAL

WHAT IS EQUALITY? Equality is the state of being treated especially in status, rights and opportunities regardless of your gender, race, sexual orientation, age, ability, status or anything that makes us different from others.
EQUALITY IS A HUMAN RIGHT All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
That is the first fundamental Human Right; calling for everyone to be treated equally.

HOW TO ACHIEVE EQUALITY There is still a lot of discrimination in the society we live in because certain individuals do see themselves as more superior than others, or as having more rights than others and it does not matter who these people are because we too can be like that, an obstacle to equality because we can get to be more privileged than others and we would not want to cut off some of our privileges because we feel we deserve it and well, they don't. That's the first obstr…

NO TO EARLY MARRIAGE

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Early marriages or child marriage happen more frequently than we are willing to admit and it some places it is even legal. Child marriage is marriage of someone below 18 years of age.



CONSEQUENCES OF EARLY MARRIAGE

What is possibly wrong with child marriage? The following are some reasons child marriage should be stopped;


It IS child Abuse. Child abuse is defined as the physical, emotional or sexual mistreatment of children. Child abuse is punishable by the law.It leads to Teenage Pregnancies. Teenage pregnancies are risky in that they put the child born at a health risk, the mother has lower chances of surviving during child birth, may suspend the mothers education, may lead to a life crisis and/or even family crisis, increase chances of single parenting, growing up too fast and missing out on some activities that are enjoyed by peers in the same age group.Education is suspended because the new "child-wife" is usually required to perform all normal wifely duties and because th…

NO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

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Today April 14th 2013 marks the Innocence Revolution, a day aimed at ending child sexual abuse through awareness worldwide. People are standing up to say NO to child sexual abuse. Our children's innocence is worth protecting. Raising awareness on child sexual abuse should be something we do everyday for the sake of our generations.

WHAT IS CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE?

Child sexual abuse is exposing or subjecting a child from 0 - 14 years old to sexual contact, activity or behavior. 

Sexual abuse sometimes continues or starts in adulthood. Most perpetrators have been found to be people who were close to the victims or within their social circles. Protect your child and your neighbors child today!


WHAT DOES CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE DO TO A CHILD?
Child sexual abuse has NO positive effects. Child sexual abuse can lead to;

Inappropriate sexual behaviorMental problemsBehavioral ProblemsDepressionPsychological problemsMore sexual abuse through revictimizationFear and anxiety towards the opposite sexSexually…

YES TO PRIVACY

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WHAT IS PRIVACY?
Privacy is the state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people. It is also freedom from public attention.

TYPES OF PRIVACY
There are many forms of privacy we can associate ourselves to such as;

BODY PRIVACY
This is the privacy of the bodies private parts.

TERRITORY PRIVACY
This is privacy of the places that we believe are our territory and we do not want anyone to cross.

COMMUNICATIONS PRIVACY
This is the privacy we want to keep such as in the messages we send that we do not want other people to see.

INFORMATION PRIVACY
This is privacy in terms to what information we want to share with others about ourselves such as where our address or phone numbers et cetera. 

DEFENSIVE PRIVACY
Protecting information about you that makes you feel unsafe, vulnerable or at risk.

HUMAN RIGHTS PRIVACY
Our privacy and the way our government has a right to use it for security purposes and more.

PERSONAL PRIVACY
The kind of privacy in which we want to keep to ourselves.

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