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Read this Feature Article in Which the Writer Compares the Treatment Or Boys and Girls. Complete the Article by Filling in the Spaces with One Appropriate Word from the Box Given Below. - English - Communicative

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Read this feature article in which the writer compares the treatment or
boys and girls. Complete the article by filling in the spaces with ONE appropriate word from the box given below. You may have to change the
form or the word you need to use and some words may have to be used more than once.

than      much      few    less      as         many

For many parents, especially those who are poor and illiterate, a girl is a 'lesser child'. Doesn't it make you mad to know that girls aren't given an equal chance to be born? Though female infanticide was banned by law over a century ago, thousands of girls are killed before they are born orwhen they are babies.

Even the girls who are allowed to survive live with less of everything. ______ girls are sent to school _______ boys. They get _____ medical care, so _________girls die. Boys get _________nutritious food and also________ time to play.______ jobs are open to girls, and even if they are employed, they are not paid ________as boys. Most of all, they get ____ respect. They are not given as _______opportunities as boys tospeak out on matters that concern them. And yet a girl usually does twice as ___ work ___ a boy, not only in the house but also in the fields. This discrimination and bias must end, and end now! Can we count on your support?

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Solution

Even the girls who are allowed to survive live with less of everything.

Fewer  girls are sent to school than boys. They get less medical care, so many girls die. Boys get more nutritious food and also much time to play . Fewer  jobs are open to girls, and even if they are employed, they are not paid , as much as boys. Most of all, they get less respect. They are not given as many opportunities as boys tospeak out on matters that concern them. And yet a girl usually does twice as much  work as a boy, not only in the house but also in the fields. This discrimination and bias must end, and end now! Can we count on your support?

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CBSE Class 10 English Course Communicative Work Book (Interact in English)
Chapter 8 Comparison (Integrated Grammar practice 4)
Exercise A | Q 4 | Page 136
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