WOMEN EDUCATION

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For Gender Equality, First Awareness Then Action

Coming from a country with a total population of 35 million people, it is hard for me to imagine a population as large as 250 million - never mind that this entire group is considered outcast. Two-fifty million people born into disadvantage, who continue to be victims of violence and injustice. The Dalit population is seven times that of Canada, and yet a large percentage experience discrimination, abuse and rape every single day.