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Violence à domicile

L’inégalité des enfants garçon et fille, certains parent violent les droits des filles dans des familles en privilégiant les garçons au détriment des filles en matière de l’éducation. Au paravent dans notre culture ont privilégiait les garçons seulement car en disant que les études pour les filles finissent dans la cuisine car lorsqu’elle se marie et se finit pour elle. Certains hommes refusent aussi à leurs femmes de travailler en leur disant : « il faut que tu reste à la maison pour garder les enfants et je vais faire tout pour toi ne t’enfaite pas madame. » C’est pour ce là que les parents se disent que payer les études pour les filles c’est une perte d’argent, mais certains parents payent les frais aux filles pour avoir seulement le diplôme d’Etat ce pour qu’elles sachent lire et écrire. A cause de ce là il y a beaucoup des mariages forcée car on trouve des parents qui demandent à leurs filles : Qu’est ce que vous faites ici chez moi ? Il est grand temps pour vous de vous marier maintenant. J’apprends les droits de l’enfant n’ont pas la prétention de remplacer les instruments juridiques internationaux et nationaux protégeant l’enfant en général sans distinction surtout dans mon pays le Congo en particulier.

English translation by community member bikasu

Violence at Home

There are inequalities between boys and girls; certain parents violate the rights of their daughters by privileging boys over girls at the cost of the girls' education. Back in the day, in our culture, we used to privilege boys only by saying that studying for girls finishes at the kitchen, because they will get married off, and her she will stop going to school. Certain men even refuse to allow their wives to work, saying “You are supposed to stay at home to look after the children, I will do everything for you, don’t worry madam”. This is why parents say that paying for the education of their daughters is a loss of money, but certain parents pay for their daughters to get a State Diploma, so that they know how to read and write. Due to this, there are a lot of forced marriages because we find a lot of parents asking their daughters: “What are you still doing here, in my house? It is time for you to get married now.” I learn that children’s’ rights (natural rights) cannot replace the national and international laws to protect children in general without discrimination, particularly, in my country Congo.

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Violence at Home

There are inequalities between boys and girls; certain parents violate the rights of their daughters by privileging boys over girls at the cost of the girls' education. Back in the day, in our culture, we used to privilege boys only by saying that studying for girls finishes at the kitchen, because they will get married off, and her she will stop going to school. Certain men even refuse to allow their wives to work, saying “You are supposed to stay at home to look after the children, I will do everything for you, don’t worry madam”. This is why parents say that paying for the education of their daughters is a loss of money, but certain parents pay for their daughters to get a State Diploma, so that they know how to read and write. Due to this, there are a lot of forced marriages because we find a lot of parents asking their daughters: “What are you still doing here, in my house? It is time for you to get married now.” I learn that children’s’ rights (natural rights) cannot replace the national and international laws to protect children in general without discrimination, particularly, in my country Congo.

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