We adopted a girl from China in 2005. She is the love of my life. I just cannot imagine my life without her! I needed her as much as she needed me. However, there are many other girls, both in China and in other parts of the world, who do not get adopted - or worse.
I hope to increase awareness and put an end to gendercide NOW!
How you can help
The U.N. estimates that as many as 200 million girls are missing in the world today. In India, China, and many other countries, girls are killed, aborted, and abandoned simply because they are girls - it's a gendercide. The "It's a Girl" Campaign tells the stories of women and girls who struggle to survive in India and China against all odds. Help us spread awareness about this issue and take a…
China's One Child Policy has led to the deaths of tens of millions of girls, simply because of their gender. Due to existing cultural preferences for sons rather than daughters, many Chinese families are abandoning, aborting, or hiding their female children. As a result, there are now 37 million more men than women living in China. This gender imbalance has in turn led to an increase in sex…
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