'Unwanted' Girls Are Given New Names


It's hard to imagine anyone in the United States naming a child "unwanted" and getting away with it. (Of course we name our kids things like Moroccan and Pilot Inspektor and nobody bats an eye, but that's another story.) In India, however, the cruel practice of naming a daughter the Hindi equivalent of "unwanted" is,… » 10/23/11 12:05pm 10/23/11 12:05pm