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Piplantri: Where 111 Trees Are Planted for Every Girl Child Born

Piplantri: Where 111 Trees Are Planted for Every Girl Child Born

Aug 27, 2021-- Being born a girl can be risky in some parts of the world. In communities where a dowry is expected at the time of marriage, and where education is not offered to girls so that they can earn an equal wage, a baby girl is often seen as a liability rather than as a child to be celebrated. To offset this negative view of being female, the village of Piplantri, India has chosen to overcome the stigma of being born female by planting 111 trees every time a girl is born. The 350,000 trees that have been planted thus far have become a source of beauty and sustenance for this forward thinking village. (1590 reads)


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