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It is easy to go for illegal abortion in India

Bano went to the same dai (midwife) in Jharkhand, to whom she had secretly taken help last year to abort her first child using shrubs. The midwife diagnosed her pregnancy and Bano was successful in convincing her to abort the child for the second time by offering her a handsome amount of money. 1,656 more words

City News Story

Let Me Be

Let Me be the One
For always and ever
I donot wish to be pushed and forced
To be someone who I am not
Consider Me as dead if I be someone else… 22 more words

Poetry

The Tribune - Haryana hinterland denies girls voting right

Parvesh Sharma, Tribune News Service

Jind, 23 March 2014. “Hum kiyon banave apni chhori ka vote, ye to shadi karke chali jayegi. Badiya yehi hai ki ye shaadi ke baad apne sasural main hi apna vote banave (why should we get our daughter enrolled as a voter as she will have to migrate to her in-laws’ after her marriage. 294 more words

News

Save The Baby Girl

Here comes a poem very special to me.

Although I have always wanted to say this, I was especially inspired to put it down on paper when I saw two heart-touching episodes of the Indian TV Show “Satyamev Jayate”; based on the issues of female foeticide and marriage dowry, both very prominently seen in India. 135 more words

My Poetry

Female Foeticide: is it happening in the UK?

Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal

It is clear that female foeticide happens in India; however, there is much debate over whether the practice that is prevalent in India has migrated to the UK.  864 more words

Why are we so quiet?

“Woman who kissed Rahul Gandhi killed by her husband” screeches a headline. Elsewhere, a Manipuri girl is molested and beaten. The news reports don’t stop. The incidents don’t stop but our silence is deafening. 462 more words

Gender