” A daughter is a burden on her father’s head.”
” A thief has come”
” Daughters are someone else’s property.”
All of these are common Indian sayings regarding daughters.
The Three Deadliest Words In The World: “It’s a Girl”
In India, China, and other various countries, girls are often abandoned, killed, and neglected simply because they are girls. It is estimated that as many as 200 million girls are missing due to “gendercide”. It is evident that some girls who survive childhood are still at risk of crimes against women. ” It’s A Girl” reveals this issue and questions not only why it exists but also why it persists.
” The film tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters’ lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son. Global experts and grassroots activists put the stories in context and advocate different paths towards change, while collectively lamenting the lack of any truly effective action against this injustice.”