Is our society with its so-called culture that we like to show-off to the world, designed in a way that we refuse to accept our sons and daughters at par with each other?
Oh, but it is true, child. For most women, the waiting comes from their earliest years. Waiting to be asked to choose, waiting to be heard, waiting to be loved, to be appreciated.
With high infanticide rates, poor literacy, and misogynistic social constructs, the life of an Indian girl child is shadowed by prejudice, crime, and inequality.
The Hathras rape case and the way it was handles has plunged women everywhere into despair. Will things never change?
Yes, Yes - Happy Daughter's Day. But it is such a paradox. We celebrate this one day, but do we really celebrate our daughters otherwise?
Savitribai Phule is an inspiration in more ways than one - overcoming the barrier of caste and her gender, she pioneered the education of girls in India.
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