Indian leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is taking steps in the right direction in terms of women equality in India and he is using selfies to do it. According to Times, Modi is asking that mothers and fathers post selfies with their daughters using the #SelfieWithDaughter in hopes that it will help celebrate women and their worth. The social media tactic is part of Modi's ongoing "Save the Daughter, Educate the Daughter" campaign.
It is well known that India struggles with gender equality and it is disheartening to know that female foeticide is common there. Female foeticide is the practice of aborting a female fetus because of its gender. This practice has raised great distress in India and has resulted in an unbalanced gender ratio.
We hope that the #SelfieWithDaughter tactic will strengthen the progress India has made in terms of women equality because every life matters, regardless of the gender.
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