Most girls growing up in poverty in India have one of two choices: marry young or work as a domestic helper while their brothers go to school. But Ashwini believed in herself, and so did her sponsor. Seventeen-year-old Ashwini could be married right now. She could have a baby and stay at home cooking, Read More

In India, a girl child begins her life with uncertainty about her very existence on this earth. Illegal practices like sex determination, foeticide and infanticide are not uncommon in Indian society. Even today, a woman in the lower urban middle class or in rural India is the last member of a household to eat, Read More