March 23, 2021
Interview with Media Production expert, Sharon Angel

Vanishing Girls had the pleasure to host an interview with Sharon Angel, Founder of A North Production, Author, TV Show Host, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, Motivational Speaker and all round Media Production expert. The interview was part of a number of events organised under our “Isn’t She Precious!” campaign. Sharon is a dynamic, young leader and a […]

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February 1, 2021
Her Canvas 2021 - Contest Winners

Her Canvas, a nationwide art competition that took place in January 2021, invited school students to paint, sketch or draw on the theme "Isn’t She Precious!" to celebrate the inherent worth of the girl child. The art contest was part of a 40-day collaborative Vanishing Girls Campaign countering the false narrative that girls are a […]

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January 21, 2021
Campaign Launch: Isn't She Precious!

Join us for the launch of Isn't She Precious!, a 40-day collaborative campaign, by several like-minded organizations, to reinforce the message that Daughters Deserve LIFE, where LIFE stands for Love, Inheritance, Freedom and Equality. The launch will include special interviews with two Girl Child Champions. Listen to them speak about how they overcame overwhelming odds.

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January 13, 2021
Isn't She Precious!

Every day in India, 7000 unborn girls are selectively aborted in the womb, just because they are girls. The discrimination against the girl child at birth continues in life and is based on the false premise that girls are a liability. It is important to counter this narrative and celebrate the inherent worth of girls.  […]

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January 9, 2021
Her Canvas 2021

Her Canvas 2021 is a nationwide art competition inviting school students to paint, sketch or draw on the theme Isn’t She Precious! We want you to use art to promote the message that Daughters Deserve LIFE, where LIFE stands for Love, Inheritance, Freedom and Equality. Every day in India, 7000 unborn girls are selectively aborted […]

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November 13, 2020
7 Things You Should Know About The Prohibition of Sex Selection Act

In India, 7000 unborn girls are aborted every day, just because they are girls! Because of this heinous practice, India ranks fourth in the list of countries with the worst Child Sex Ratio.  In this issue we highlight seven important provisions under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994 which was enacted by […]

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October 15, 2020
Celebrating Girls for LIFE

A joint national campaign to protect and empower girls The Vanishing Girls campaign of ADF India has been actively working since 2016, in partnership with several likeminded civil society groups, to save the lives of unborn girls. Every day in India, 7000 unborn girls are aborted only because they are girls, whereas sex-determination is a […]

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September 9, 2020
Celebrating GIRLS for LIFE #IDG2020

A joint campaign in honour of the Girl Child October 11 has been celebrated as the International Day of the Girl every year since 2012, to highlight the challenges that girls face and strengthen the efforts to empower girls. This year, several organizations that work across India to empower the girl child are joining hands […]

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August 14, 2020
True Independence for Girls in India

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently released the State of the World Population 2020 report which drew attention to 19 forms of human rights violation against women and girls, one of which is son-preference resulting in sex selection. According to the report, one in three girls missing globally due to gender-biased sex selection is […]

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July 15, 2020
TOGETHER AGAIN: A Mother & Daughter Reunited

July 15, 2020 Unbridled tears of joy accompanied the reunion of Payal and her daughter Jaya (names changed) after 9 months of painful separation. In February 2020, we had shared the story of this indomitable young mother who would stop at nothing to protect her three daughters. Her husband and his family had tortured her […]

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Vanishing Girls is a campaign initiated by ADF India to raise awareness against the practise of sex-selective abortions and to advocate for effective implementation of the Pre-Conception Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.
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