The tragedy of being a girl in India

Peebles, Graham
http://www.redressonline.com/2015/02/the-tragedy-of-being-a-girl-in-india/

Publisher:  Redress Information & Analysis
Date Written:  01/02/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17261

India is the "most dangerous country in the world in which to be a girl". This is stated in a controversial United Nations finding based on a range of distressing social statistics rooted in gender and caste prejudice, much of which can be traced back to 18th century colonialism and the destructive 'divide and rule' methodology employed by the British.

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