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#selfiewithdaughter: India PM Calls for Daughter Selfies to Tackle Plummeting Sex Ratios

Last edited 30th June 2015

#selfiewithdaughter: India PM Calls for Daughter Selfies to Tackle Plummeting Sex Ratios

The gender ratio is a problem in India - due in part to illegal sex-selective abortions, female infanticide, neglect and discrimination against girls in some parts of the country. The hashtag #selfiewithdaughter began trending on Twitter, after a village in Haryana state - which has one of the lowest ratios - asked people to pose with their daughters in a selfie contest. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for people across the country to join in and share pictures taken with their daughters.


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