"It Takes a Village" Essay by The Research Group

"It Takes a Village"
Essay discussing the concept expressed in the African proverb "It takes a village to raise a child".
# 72856 | 675 words | 2 sources | APA | 2004 | US

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This essay discusses the African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child" made popular by Hillary Rodham Clinton and the concept it expresses about the need for all of society to concern itself with the well-being of children. The paper discusses government policies and programs in the context of the proverb and forces for and against the concept.

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"Even in a nation founded on the tradition of independence and self-sufficiency, the greater community has always been needed for survival. The pilgrims needed the Native-Americans, the frontier people needed their neighbors, people of the Great Depression needed the New Deal programs and America's children, especially poor children of all races and ethnicities,need more than just their primary caregivers -- they need a village. The old African proverb "It takes a village to raise a child" became popular in the United States when Hillary Rodham..."

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