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A Brother Begs @PMOIndia & @MinistryWCD To Help w/ His Sister’s #Dowry #Murder Case

More than 106,000 young women are burnt to death in India every year. Uma, who was only 23 years old was one of them. We are sharing the following letter and photo that we received from Uma’s brother, Rajesh. 450 more words

Female Genocide

Justice for Dr Mitu Khurana ~ Petition

Justice for Dr Mitu Khurana Petition

Dr Mitu Khurana is a doctor. Her parents are also doctors and she comes from a respected, educated family. Dr Mitu Khurana has been fighting against the discrimination towards her daughters and harassment towards her by her in laws. 181 more words

Female Feticide

India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

India’s disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

Exactly a month ago, Dr Mitu Khurana lost a 11-year-old court battle. This gutsy mother of twin daughters was the first woman in India to file a case under the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act – the great legal tool which is supposed to protect the lives of our unborn daughters. 607 more words

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Five Favorite Feminist Moments From the Film Parched

by Rita Banerji

As a feminist activist who has worked on systemic violence on Indian women for over fifteen years, I have long waited for India to produce a film like Parched.  1,424 more words

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India's 'obsession with sons' means millions of lonely men

India’s ‘obsession with sons’ means millions of lonely men

The persistence of India’s outlawed dowry system and the availability of illegal gender-testing has resulted in millions more boys than girls. 184 more words

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