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Unique Home for Girls
Unique Home for Girls is a home for unwanted, abandoned girls in Punjab, India. Due to many cultural and economic reasons (dowry, daughters thought of as consumers and sons as producers, potential conflict over property division, continuation of family line, to name but a few ) boys are regarded as the preferred sex and consequently female foeticide and infanticide is often the chosen path for women who feel they have no alternative. You would think education and awareness would put an end to these practices but unfortunately not. The statistics speak for themselves and in fact the rate of female foeticide is higher in urban, affluent areas then rural, poverty stricken regions. 274 girls die every day in Punjab before they are born. (Source: The Missing Girls, 2011)
The Bhai Ghanayya Jee Charitable Trust operating as Unique Home for Girls, Jalandhar is now registered under FCRA to receive Foreign Contributions/Currency donations. However, the Trust still has to finalise their operating procedures with regards to receiving International Bank Transfers, but once this is completed we will publicise immediately. Unfortunately, we will not be [&hellip