In the last week..

March 29 – In Andhra Pradesh, a pregnant is woman beaten by her husband and in-laws for carrying a girl child.

 April 2 – 3-year-old Anita, severely malnourished is admitted to a hospital in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Within hours, her parents disappear.

April 3 – 8-day-old baby girl lies unwanted in Jodhpur, Rajasthan as two families, one of them her own, battle over a newborn boy.

April 5 – 3-day-old girl abandoned at a bus stop in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

While we pat ourselves on the back for our women politicians and corporate leaders, consider this.

India is regarded as the most dangerous place in the world for the girl child.

An Indian girl between 1-5 years is 75% more likely to die than an Indian boy in the same age bracket.

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