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AGIR CONTRE TOUTES LES FORMES DES VIOLENCES FAITES A LA JEUNE-FILLE

Nous disons Non ! Non ! Non ! à la violence faite à la jeune-fille.
Depuis les années d’avant et après la colonisation, le sexe féminin est discriminé dans la société à tous les niveaux.
Dès la naissance dans la famille, le garçon occupe la première place, la fille vient après malgré son âge.
A l’arrivée d’un garçonnet au monde la sage femme qui assiste la future mère lance deux cris de joie tandis que pour la fille elle fait un seul cri et cela annonce le sexe du nouveau né.
La femme qui a accouché est récompensée selon le sexe du nouveau né. Son mari lui offre une chèvre après la naissance d’un garçon, tandis que celle qui a eu une fille on va lui chercher les entrailles d’une chèvre au marché.
Lorsque le garçon atteint l’âge de la scolarisation, les parents l’inscrivent à l’école. La fille reste à la maison pour garder les petits enfants et aider la mère pour les travaux ménagers. Le garçon s’occupe de petits bétails et le reste de son temps il joue. Après le décès du père, la fille n’a pas droit aux biens laissés par le défunt.
La fille qui a la chance d’aller à l’école ne bénéficie pas les mêmes avantages comme le garçon.
Les parents privilégient les garçons qui arrivent à la fin de leurs études universitaires. La prime des enseignants qui est devenue un calvaire pour les parents est bénéfique pour les garçons qui ont terminé ses études. La fille qui est abandonnée au milieu du chemin, contracte un mariage après ses études secondaires.
La fille victime de la discrimination mais qui a la chance de franchir et terminer ses études universitaires rencontre des obstacles de la part des chefs d’administratifs qui ne veulent pas lui offrir un emploi malgré ses compétences. La femme mariée qui parvient à décrocher une place d’emploi n’est pas considérée comme l’homme qui a le même titre académique qu’elle.
 Dénoncer dès le premier jour la violence connue soit à l’école avec son professeur, soit à la maison avec un membre de la famille, soit avec un quelconque partenaire voulant piétiner la dignité féminine.
 Les pouvoirs publics veillent à l’élimination de toute forme de discrimination à l’égard de la fille et d’assurer la protection et la promotion de ses droits.
 Les pouvoirs publics prennent dans tous les domaines, notamment dans le domaine civil, politique, économique, social et culturel, toutes les mesures appropriées pour assurer le total d’épanouissement et la pleine participation de la jeune-fille au développement de la nation.
 Les pouvoirs publics prennent les mesures pour lutter contre toute forme de violences faites à la jeune-fille dans la vie publique et dans la vie privée.
 La jeune-fille a droit à une représentation équitable, provinciale et locale.
 Etc.

English translation by community member irenelucia

Act against all forms of violence committed against girls

We say, “No! No! No!” to violence against girls.

Since the years before and after colonization, the female sex is discriminated against in society on all levels.

From the moment of his birth into a family, the boy occupies the first place; the girl comes afterwards, regardless of her age. The mid-wife who helps the mother-to-be greets the birth of the boy with two shouts of joy, whereas for the girl, she only shouts once. This announces the sex of the newborn.

The woman who gave birth is rewarded according to the sex of the newborn. Her husband gives her a goat after the birth of a boy, while she who has had a girl is given goat entrails from the market.

When the boy reaches schooling age, his parents sign him up at school. The girl stays at the house to watch the little children and help her mother with chores. The boy tends after the small livestock, and the rest of his time, he plays. After the death of the father, the girl does not have a right to the possessions left by the deceased.

The girl who is lucky enough to go to school does not benefit from the same advantages as the boy. Parents favor boys who finish their university studies. [The teachers bonuses, which have become an ordeal for parents, is beneficent for the boys who have finished their studies. The girl, abandoned along the way, enters into marriage after her secondary studies.

Girls who are victims of discrimination but who have the luck of overcoming that ordeal and finishing their university studies meet more obstacles from administrative leaders who do not want to offer them jobs despite their capabilities. The married woman who manages to get a job is not considered the same as the man who has the same academic title as her.

-From the first day on, we should denounce violence – either experienced at school with a professor, at home with a family member, or with any partner wishing to trample upon female dignity.
-Authorities should ensure the elimination of all forms of discrimination towards girls, and ensure the protection and promotion of their rights.
-Authorities – in all domains, notably in the civil, political, economic, social, and cultural domains – should take all of the appropriate measures to assure the total fulfillment and full participation of the girl in the development of the nation.
-Authorities should take steps to fight against all forms of violence against the girl, in her public and her private life.
-The girl has the right to equitable representation at the provincial and local levels.
-Etc.

Comments

ck's picture

Une Histoire Tres Claire

Merci mille fois, Anuarite, pour votre explication de la discrimination chez vous contre les femmes de tous ages. Chaque exemple m'aide à visualiser ce que la vie est comme pour les femmes dans votre région. Et j'aime votre suggestions pour l'ameliorer.

J'espere lire plus de vos messages.

ck

ck

Therese kasindi's picture

Qu'elle histoire si réelle !

Histoire qui donne envie de pleurer !
Anuarite, en vous lisant je me rappelle de l'histoire de Pelamutunzi de Uganda et membre de World Pulse. Elle nous parlait de son expérience vécue dans leur village quand elle était jadis adolescente. Je vous suggère de la lire. Votre histoire, qui est celle de mon pays me rappelle la manière dont nos amis ont grandi. Nous nous avons eu cette chance de grandir avec des parents qui prenaient les filles et les garçons au même pied d'égalité.
Nous espérons au changement de la mentalité dans notre pays et surtout une forte sensibilisation des chefs coutumiers ; afin qu'ils suppriment les coutumes rétrogrades qui rabbessent les filles et les femmes du monde entier en général, et celles de la RFC en particulier.
Nous vous encourageons!
Vous lire prochainement est notre souhait.

THERESE( Maman Shujaa, Drc)

irenelucia's picture

TRANSLATION/TRADUCTION

TRANSLATION/TRADUCTION :

"Act against all forms of violence committed against girls:

We say, “No! No! No!” to violence against girls.

Since the years before and after colonization, the female sex is discriminated against in society on all levels.

From the moment of his birth into a family, the boy occupies the first place; the girl comes afterwards, regardless of her age. The mid-wife who helps the mother-to-be greets the birth of the boy with two shouts of joy, whereas for the girl, she only shouts once. This announces the sex of the newborn.

The woman who gave birth is rewarded according to the sex of the newborn. Her husband gives her a goat after the birth of a boy, while she who has had a girl is given goat entrails from the market.

When the boy reaches schooling age, his parents sign him up at school. The girl stays at the house to watch the little children and help her mother with chores. The boy tends after the small livestock, and the rest of his time, he plays. After the death of the father, the girl does not have a right to the possessions left by the deceased.

The girl who is lucky enough to go to school does not benefit from the same advantages as the boy. Parents favor boys who finish their university studies. [The teachers bonuses, which have become an ordeal for parents, is beneficent for the boys who have finished their studies. The girl, abandoned along the way, enters into marriage after her secondary studies.

Girls who are victims of discrimination but who have the luck of overcoming that ordeal and finishing their university studies meet more obstacles from administrative leaders who do not want to offer them jobs despite their capabilities. The married woman who manages to get a job is not considered the same as the man who has the same academic title as her.

-From the first day on, we should denounce violence – either experienced at school with a professor, at home with a family member, or with any partner wishing to trample upon female dignity.
-Authorities should ensure the elimination of all forms of discrimination towards girls, and ensure the protection and promotion of their rights.
-Authorities – in all domains, notably in the civil, political, economic, social, and cultural domains – should take all of the appropriate measures to assure the total fulfillment and full participation of the girl in the development of the nation.
-Authorities should take steps to fight against all forms of violence against the girl, in her public and her private life.
-The girl has the right to equitable representation at the provincial and local levels.
-Etc."

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