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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
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
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
“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