Meet Nargis on your right here. She was the 7th billionth baby born on earth, and was born in India. What does it mean to be born a girl in India?
The 50 Million Missing Campaign brings you the following Report on The State of India’s Little Girls:
(click on the embedded links for more information).
- 50% of girls in India don’t want to be girls. They feel so unloved and unwanted as girls in this society that they wish they were born as boys (according to a government survey)!
- Census from 2011 shows that 18 million girls are exterminated from India before the age of 15 years
- Hundreds of girls born in India are given names like ‘Unwanted’ and ‘Undesired’ by their parents.
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