Hundreds of Dead Newborn Girls Dumped in Garbage Piles in Pakistan Because of Preference for Boys – May 17, 2020

INTERNATIONAL   MICAIAH BILGER   MAY 2, 2018

Two Pakistan-based NGOs are uncovering horrific cases of infanticide across the Asian nation, particularly targeting baby girls.

The Daily Mail reports hundreds of dead newborn babies – almost all of whom were girls – were discovered in garbage dumps in several major cities in 2017.

Leading the cause to end infanticide in Pakistan are the Edhi Foundation and Chhipa Welfare Foundation. Their staff tell horrifying stories about finding newborn babies with their throats cut and watching a religious leader call for a baby to be stoned to death because the baby was assumed to be “illegitimate.”

The groups said a cultural preference for male children, poverty and harsh punishments for out-of-wedlock children are some of the reasons for the high rate of infanticide. Studies show evidence of sex-selection abortions as well in Pakistan and other Asian countries. In some cases, studies indicate women are pressured or even forced to abort unborn baby girls. →

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36 Powerful Images of Women Protesters Leading from the Front Across the World – December 28, 2019

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36 Powerful Images Of Women Protesters Leading From The Front Across The World

Anuj Tiwar, India Times, Dec 26, 2019

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Celebrating the power and courage of all the women and girls across the world who have to taken to the streets for their beliefs in gender equality, violence and democratic values.

Here are some images of protests where women scripted the victory saga.

1. Jamia Millia Islamia students protesting against Citizenship Act.

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