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Gender discrimination in India ‘kills extra 2.4 million girls in a decade’

A new study says that gender-based discrimination in India causes the deaths of almost a quarter of a million girls below the age of five every year. The study, conducted by the Austria-based International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), reveals that these deaths were avoidable and caused by gender bias that is eating away […]

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