In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Date12.04.2017 | 15:57
TagsDiscrimination, feticide, gender equality, girls, India, Mulgi Vachva Abhiyan, pune, women's rights, womentalkonline
Last week, Malaysia considered outlawing child marriage, a contentious issue in the Muslim-majority nation, without success. Instead, an MP said nine-year-old girls are “physically and spiritually ready for marriage.”
Date12.04.2017 | 15:18