Selfie-with-Daughter has become world-wide movement against female foeticide & sex selection: Prez

Selfie-with-Daughter has become world-wide movement against female foeticide & sex selection: Prez


Selfie-with-Daughter has become world-wide movement against female foeticide & sex selection: Prez


New Delhi:  Noting that 'Selfie-with-Daughter' has become a world-wide movement against female foeticide and sex selection, President Pranab Mukherjee today hoped that this would eventually help in dealing with the problems arising out of gender imbalance. Speaking after launching a mobile Application ‘Selfie with Daughter’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President said,'Selfie-with-Daughter has become a world-wide movement against female foeticide and sex selection. ' He hoped that this would eventually help in dealing with the problems arising out of gender imbalance. Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated Mr Sunil Jaglan, who started the 'Selfie with Daughter' campaign in June 2015 in village Bibipur, Jind, Haryana, on the launch of the mobile-app ‘Selfie-with-Daughter’. He said that Mr Jaglan’s efforts in initiating this campaign in Haryana are praiseworthy. He stated that the App is an innovative concept and an act of gentle persuasion. He urged people to take photographs with their daughters and upload on the App to make the campaign a success. The ‘Selfie with Daughter’ campaign was started by Sunil Jaglan in June 2015 in village Bibipur, Jind, Haryana. A former Sarpanch, Mr Jaglan has been working in the field of women empowerment and village development. The aim of the campaign is to motivate society to feel proud to be parents of a girl child which will result in improving the child sex ratio.

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