How to Help India’s Disappearing Daughters
There is hope for girls and women living under the threat of gendercide in India. Learn more about two organizations making a difference.
The mission of Unique Home in Punjab, India is the "Moral, Social, Cultural and Economic uplift of orphan children without any distinction of Caste, Creed and Religion." The woman who founded the orphanage, Prekash Kaur, cares for 60 girls, some just days old. "My goal is to shelter the unwanted, to give them love," she says. U.K. Friend of Unique Home is a Leicester, U.K.-based charity dedicated to supporting Unique Home. Learn more here.
The anti-sex trafficking group's mission is "to increase choices for at-risk girls and women in order to ensure access to their rights, and to deter the purchase of sex through policy and social change." Founded by Ruchira Gupta in 2002, the group has offices in New Dehli as well as New York. Learn more here.
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