Are you being treated badly?

You do have rights

Are you being treated badly?
  • In many countries women and girls have the same rights as men according to the law, and are regarded as equals in all aspects. But this isn’t always practiced at home.
  • You have the right to be treated with respect and to be safe and secure in your home. If this isn’t the case then speak to someone you trust like a teacher or village leader. A problem shared can be a burden lifted.
  • If someone older tries to scare you by shouting at you or hurting you, it can be can be abuse and is wrong. Find an adult you trust to help you.
  • There is nothing more traumatic for a child than losing a parent – never mind both. Growing up without parents or a caring adult looking after you can mean you are more at risk of harm. But you still have the right to education and healthcare.

Want to read more inspiring stories like this one? Then head to our Springster Facebook page and connect with a community of girls just like you! -