The memories came fast, unsolicited and deeply painful.
It hadn’t even been a week since I was sworn in as an official Peace Corps volunteer that I found myself at a two day workshop about child protective rights. 643 more words
70 villages in the State of Haryana have had no girls who have lived past the age of 6 years for the past several years. They are either aborted as fetuses or killed sometime after birth since the child sex ratio accounts for children from birth to the age of six years. 84 more words