We might have progressed manifold in terms of science, technology and medicine, yet when the focus shifts to the topic of a ‘girl child in the house’, we catapult ourselves back to the horrific dark days. Yes, the notion of a girl child in an Indian household is still met with a lukewarm response as opposed to the birth of a boy.

Popular radio-jockey, RJ Naved, carried out a social experiment in a lift to see how people reacted to his “unenthusiastic” and almost tepid reaction on getting the news of the birth of his baby girl. This is how people reacted:

It’s time we change our sick and absolutely skewed collective mentality. It’s time we should be proud of having daughters.

You are because of her!