On 8 September 2010 it was the Blue House Day and for the Assembly they had taken up the theme of the Girl Child as it was also the Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 

The Blue House very beautifully portrayed to the assembly the plight of women in our Indian society and how women are humiliated, kept low and do not have a voice in society and in many homes. Even today the girl child is ignored and it is not surprising that there are families that try to abort the girl child as they prefer the boy child rather than the girl child.

The compere rightly stated that Woman was made from the rib of man; not from his head to rule over him; not from his feet to be trampled upon; but from his side to be equal to him; from beneath his arm to be protected by him; from near his heart to be loved by him.

Fr. Rector touched on the theme of the girl child in his talk at the end of the programme and said that statistics tell us a sad story about the plight of the girl child.

1 out of 6 girls do not live to see her fifteenth birthday;
Out of the 12 million girls born in India,
1 million do not reach their first birthday;
Every sixth girl child's death is due to gender discrimination;
1 out of 4 girls is sexually abused before 4 years;

Fr. Rector exhorted the students to learn to respect the girl child and to take care of them as God chose a woman to bear children in the world because they are filled with qualities of dedication; sacrifice; commitment; compassion and love.

After the talk of the Rector some prizes were given out to the various classes for the poor boys fund; for discipline; studies; etc.

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