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The baby girl – still a red signal

 

According to the latest census of 2011, the sex ratio in India is 917 women to 1000 men. This means theoretically, that 917 will have a female partner, but that 83 men will be left out. Alarming isn’t it? Still, it is a shame that many Indian households celebrate when a boy is born into the family, but are unhappy when a baby girl makes an entrance. Debarati Mukherjee speaks out from India.

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16.10.2012 | 12:19

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Malala’s story in pictures

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The Taliban claim to have attacked Malala because of her "secular" views.

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15.10.2012 | 14:32

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Women: the focus of the Taliban’s hatred

“I shudder each time when I hear of the Taliban’s heinous activities. Malala Yousufzai’s story reminds me of the thousand crimes this extremist and ferocious group has perpetrated. None of these have any justification.” Marina Zaffari on the Taliban and the women of Afghanistan.

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15.10.2012 | 13:19

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