Reproaches and Laments

In India, a terrible place to be born a girl:

In November, India was ranked 114th out of 128 nations in a gender-gap survey conducted by the World Economic Forum, scoring poorly on equality in education, health and the economy. Unicef used three statistical parameters – the age at which girls are married off, the level of female literacy and the imbalance between the number of boys and girls – when it judged that there is no unluckier spot than Shravasti for a girl.

Categories: gender & feminism

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