Mahima Manchanda's blog

Why do we fear being labeled as a Feminist in India?

The discrimination faced by the girl child in the Indian subcontinent has a long history and is a reality in the lives of the majority of Indian women today. It is evident in the selective elimination of the girl child through infanticide and feticide, in violence against women as reflected in dowry deaths and rape; in discrimination faced by the girl child in terms of nutrition and access to health care.

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