Beti: A quest to celebrate, empower and build women and young girls

My story of fighting against misogyny is not just mine. The birth of female babies is still considered a financial and social burden. Family units are pressurized to keep having children until they have produced a son. Men and women are conditioned to think that male children are an asset and their preference is very common. The notion of honor and dishonor is still attached only to women and girls. During year 2000 to 2014  1.2 million sex-selective abortions took place in Pakistan. The late humanitarian and philanthropist, Abdul Sattar Edhi, introduced cradles outside all his centers so that unwanted infants would not be thrown into dumpsters. Sadly 95% of babies abandoned in the cradles are baby girls. I want to bring about behavioral change through media and advocacy campaigns with your help and empower young girls. I want people to celebrate the birth of daughters just as they celebrate the birth of their sons.  And in doing this I need your help. Join me to make Pakistan and this world a better place for every daughter that is born and to end misogyny that is encouraged by both men and women. Contact To get in touch with me please feel free to contact me. I...

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