Why India needs a Daughters' Day

Why India needs a Daughters' Day
 

India has launched a campaign on social media to celebrate daughters, daughters-in-law and granddaughters this week and is observing a Daughter's Day on Thursday.
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi told the BBC that the Daughters' Day and the Daughters' Week were aimed at reducing female foeticide, improving India's skewed sex ratio and educating girls.
"We are asking people to celebrate the young women and girls in their lives," Mrs Gandhi said.
"The time has come to celebrate women. Women are doing much better now, there's more confidence in them. We want to... read more

 
11 August 2016 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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