"How will we spread the seriousness of female feticide to the 7 crore people of Rajasthan?" 4 groups of 15 people from varied walks of life brainstormed their ideas today at Tapri Tea Lounge in Jaipur. Gendered Arrangements partnered with Taramani Advertising Agency. A lot of great out-of-the-box ideas were generated by the four groups.
"Are we ready for Adam Teasing, when there would be no girls?"
"What would happen to our nursery classes where at least in India the teachers are inadvertently females?"
"Fewer girls would mean more child marriages."
"A museum of girls" was also proposed.
A white paper of today's findings will be submitted to the government so that future policies can benefit form these suggestions.
Retired director of Women's Commission, Mrs. Lad Kumari Jain, Prof. of English Dr. Sarojini Hoon, Senior Editor of Rajasthan Patrika newspaper, Ms. Shipra Mathur, Prof. Priyanka Sharma, students, Vaibhav, Sakshi, Shruti, Mrs Neelam, Chitra, a performance artist, Dr. Aditi Khandelwal, Shweta Chopra, and Prof. Ranjan attended the session.