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No place for girls in rising India

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It is ironic that while India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, many Indian women are still trapped in the dark ages. Just name it – female feticide, child marriage, sexual violence, dowry, domestic slavery and abuse top gender evils. It might not necessarily be in that order.

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24.09.2015 | 13:54

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The impact of #Selfiewithdaughter campaign

An Indian girl (Copyright: picture-alliance/dpa)

An Indian girl (Copyright: picture-alliance/dpa)

For the first time, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi utilized his social media presence and fan following to bring about awareness on the delicate subject of female feticide in the country.

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14.07.2015 | 14:48

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Women in the News

yazidiAn Isis court had convicted two women of “witchcraft and sorcery” and beheaded them. Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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05.07.2015 | 22:15

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Comments of the Week

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Posts about relationships and child marriage got most responses from our readers. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week.

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05.07.2015 | 21:39

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