Posts Tagged girl child

Depicting Value of the Girl Child

They call it sex ratio. They are worried about the skewed up sex ratio. They talk of demography. They roll out statistics. Most of it goes over the head of the ordinary listener, who is not educated in ratio or statistics or gender issues and the significance of children. Custom had made people opt for […]

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Navratras or The Nine Nights Of The Goddess

I have been watching the celebrations of the Navaratras from my childhood. All along the talk has been about the Goddess, in Her nine different manifestations. It is concluded by feasting the girl child of pre-puberty age. Somehow I always had a different take on the subject. I have always felt two things: one that […]

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