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The girl

Taking a slight rewind, my country acknowledged January 24 as the ‘National Girl Child day’ , indeed drags a thread of thoughts in my mind, some subjective yet distant ones. 426 more words



A crying soul left apart,

Lonely cradle roar aloud,

HE made me girl,

That was the only scar!!!

                                                  Every  innocent  soul  ask  this  question  with  crashed  words  and  a  silent  voice  that  is this  smeared  drops  of  blood  was  the  only  choice? 323 more words

"દીકરી"-Save Girl Child

Proprietors of womb, vagina and foetus

am a woman in the prime of life, with certain powers

and those powers severely limited

by authorities whose faces I rarely see.

—Adrienne Rich… 694 more words


Matrubhoomi- A Nation Without Women

According to the Census of 2011, India’s sex ratio is 940 females per 1000 males. Though the Sex Ratio in India has gone through commendable signs of improvement in the past 10 years, there are still some states and union territories where the sex ratio is still low and is a cause of concern for the whole nation. 529 more words


Rescuing girls from abortion in India

Cradle My Heart Radio welcomes Donna K Rice on January 11 at 9 pm ET

It’s illegal, but it’s happening every day–ultrasound tests facilitate the death and destruction of girls before birth. 399 more words

Kim Ketola

Girls' Lives Matter - India Bring Back Our Girls

Girls’ Lives Matter – India Bring Back Our Girls

It’s that time of year: between Christmas and New Year’s Eve – when we look back on the year that was. 792 more words

Female Feticide

River Deep: The Pain and Dance

My special new year gift from ‘Cafe Dissensus’, a fictional narrative of a mother and her daughter, their patriarchal trappings and their shared wounds. As a woman, as a mother of my two girls, this will remain a piece extremely close to my heart. 246 more words

Literary Musings