At WED Trust we have been working on female related issues in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu in South India. Everyday 2000 girls are killed in India before they are even born. The girls who do survive face lifelong gender discrimination and limited opportunities to access resources such as education and health care.
To check instances of female foeticide, we register and monitor pregnant women in the area until the birth of their child, preventing the murder of 700 unborn girls. We also organise workshops and seminars to build awareness of the different benefits the government offer to fa