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285 Indian girls replace names meaning ‘unwanted’ to rise above gender discrimination
Country India +
Modification date
NewsDate 22 October 2011  +
NewsTeaser More than 200 Indian girls whose names mea More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean “unwanted” in Hindi have chosen new names for a fresh start in life. A central Indian district held a renaming ceremony Saturday that it hopes will give the girls new dignity and help fight widespread gender discrimination that gives India a skewed gender ratio, with far more boys than girls. nder ratio, with far more boys than girls.
SectorsWorkedIn Empowerment + , Female Feticide + , Gender Discrimination +
Categories News Stories  +
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