Kixuri

A book for adolescent girls

Editor: Deepali Borthakur

Acknowledgements

Editing a book is harder than I thought and more rewarding than I could have ever imagined.
None of this would have been possible without Ms. Trishna Baruah, OSD (RMSA), Executive Director I/C's underpinning support. 

Editorial

Knowledge is the life of the mind
- Abu Bakr

The most powerful thing in the world is knowledge because it is the driving force in the rapidly changing globalized economy and society. And we know that women play a very imperative role in the growth of a society. They have an important place in society.

Introduction

Adolescence (from Latin adolescere, meaning "to grow up") is a transitional period of physical and psychological human growth that normally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood.

Section I

Changes during Adolescent Period
Gender Equality
Child Rights

Section II

Menstrual Hygiene Management


Section III

'Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act'

Section IV

Life Skills


Section V

Become a responsible citizen


Section VI

Various Government schemes for adolescence girls and women

The book comprises of essential topics which are fundamental for an adolescent girl to be equipped to face challenges in her life. Kixuri is an initiative to make them aware of their own body, the functioning of the body, their skills, and their rights.

Kixuri

A book for adolescent girls

By Deepali Borthakur

About Editor

Deepali Borthakur

Editor, Academic Officer,
Assistant Professor, English
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Assam down town University