It can seem that it’s natural that children will tend to follow the family culture, which can be true as well, however, there can also be a possibility that they might develop an urge to see what lies outside ours. Do we first of all, identify what our children think, believe, and perceive about what we follow at home? Would we allow our children to observe faiths that our not ours? Or, do we want to single-mindedly enforce on them what we believe in?
Category: AtoZ 2022 – Instilling Social Equality in Children
Equality is a lie – Understanding this is the basis of all great decisions
People might not be equal in a certain aspect. But the problem of social inequality arises when those that are privileged tend to regard the entire existence of the less privileged unworthy. Here are some practical behavioural changes that might help to dilute the inequalities.
Diversity: Let’s make our children see what’s beyond ours!
What’s in teaching diversity to children? How can diversity help? How do we introduce diversity into their childhood?
Casteism: Let’s lock it indoors!
The necessity to identify oneself to their caste is a personal choice. However, when we pass down that ‘casteism’ to our legacy, can we be sensitive not to pass down pride, superiority, inferiority, hatred, discrimination, stigmas, or prejudices on any caste for that matter? That’s what this post attempts at, today! That is, can we lock our casteism indoors without spilling it out into the society?
Books can make or break stereotypes
Every book or story that is told to a child has the potential to make or break a stereotype. If this post makes sense to you, review the books you read to your children. Rethink about introducing stereotyping books to your children. When there are thousands of stories to choose from for little children, what point does it make in sticking to old and popular tales that might not be right for children of today?!
Addressing Social Inequality
Let’s begin to address the need to create non-discriminative societies for the future. There can be no one way to do this. It involves intention, contemplation, letting go of some habits, and imbibing several new habits. This series shall attempt to discover areas where we commonly act insensitive and practical tips to stay sensitive to the cause.
‘Instilling Social Equality in Children’ – AtoZ Blogging Challenge 2022
Seeding social equality in children! This is a series of 26 posts that shall discuss little ways to make big changes and inspire us to take progressive steps toward a non-discriminative society.