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Why do we care?

Ever wonder why Sister India thinks it's important to help women and girls in India? Of the 20 most developed economies in the world, India is the deadliest place to be a woman. Here are 2 short videos to learn about what our sisters in India face...

***NOTE: These videos address violence against women and may not be suitable for children.

"It's a Girl" Ted Talk

Please watch this 10 minute video about why "It's a Girl" are the three deadliest words in India (and China).




The Sister You Never Knew.

Don't have 10 minutes? Here's our 3 minute video describing the extreme conditions women and girls in India face.


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