Over 200 Indian girls shed 'unwanted' names
Published 10/22/2011, Associated Press
More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean "unwanted" in Hindi have chosen new names for a fresh start in life. A central Indian district held a renaming ceremony that it hopes will give the girls new dignity and help fight widespread gender discrimination that gives India a skewed gender ratio, with far more boys than girls.Word count: 550
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