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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)
GREAT NEWS DIRECT FROM UNIQUE HOME FOR GIRLS, JALANDHAR On Wednesday 18th July after 3 years of study at a well known UK University, one of Unique Home’s once abandoned baby girls graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours Degree in Business & Management. This tremendous achievement follows in the footsteps of her [&hellip