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When 48.4% of the girls wish they were boys

In a country which worships women in the name of religion, people get upset when a girl child is born in the family.

Female infanticide is one of the most common form of child abuse against which every war has been fought; laws passed, doctors banned but nothing. 123 more words

Child Abuse

She was a girl, so they had to kill her.

She was like a tiny poppy seead,

and it was the first week

she knew nothing of the world she was in

and neither about the one she would enter in. 112 more words

Child Abuse

Special Call for Submissions from Whisper and the Roar

The Whisper and the Roar Collective is seeking submissions for an upcoming series on the global exploitation of women. We are accepting poetry, prose, fiction, personal narratives, and essays on these topics from around the globe. 175 more words

Friends Of Blood Into Ink

A cry for life

This is the seventh and final poem in the anthology of poems based on Social Evils.

I really appreciate the strength and encouragement of my blogging family which helped me in spreading awareness but as they say, the work never stops, so keep spreading the word. 407 more words

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An Open Letter to an Unborn Girl Child

BIBEK SEN

Dear unborn girl child,

You wanted to know how it feels like to be born as a girl child. Uh-oh, but you may never be born at all! 1,163 more words

Man Arrested: He wanted a son

I try to find humor where pain resides. I joke about my father’s preference for a son, his rejection of his daughters.

It isn’t funny, of course, but why wallow. 64 more words

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