The tragedy of being a girl in India
Date Written: 2015-02-01
Publisher: Redress Information & Analysis
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.