India, among the mystic land of religions, the wonder land of multitude of faiths and beliefs, the huge Diaspora of culture ; above all, amidst the unfathomable grandiose of Gods and deities, stands the ugly face of abuse it hands down to its most sacred core, the lost, neglected and tragically abused girl child.

The heavens weep in dismay…as another God of eve is sent to her early grave…

FROM THE WOMB TO GRAVE

There is something indeed very eerie about traditions and rituals, especially when it comes to the evils that ail the human mind. The Indian society has long suffered the malice of an obsession with the male child. Such has been the fanaticism, that even the most literate and intelligent minds have also defied the basic logics of science in their battle for the ‘most coveted male child’. From such incomprehensible and despicable mindsets, emanate the horrific practices of female feticide, female infanticide and the vastly prevalent girl child abuse, which ironically defies all confines of social, economic and even intellectual status.

239,000 girls in India face the ire of horrific gender discrimination every year, losing theirprecious lives to the deep-rooted patriarchal, societal ways…