India is the most interesting, smelly, soulful melting pot of too many things and too many people I have ever seen. And the food is so good, the people so kind. But India failed women and India failed me. When I moved to the United States on a scholarship to go to Bard College in upstate New York in August , I still had my high school hair bangs and my high school boyfriend.
E-mail: moc. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract India has one of the fastest growing youth populations in the world. Girls below 19 years of age comprise one-quarter of India's rapidly growing population. Apart from class, race, age, religion, and ethnicity, gender is another vital dimension of social stratification, putting the female at a level of disadvantage; though the scenario is changing at least in urban habitat.
From the name of the country India Other names Nickname s Indy, Indie, Dia India is a feminine given name derived from the name of the country India , which takes its name from the Indus River. Its use for girls in England began during the British rule in India during the 19th century. It has been used for daughters of aristocratic families in England that had ties to Colonial India , such as India Hicks. Just like names derived from seasons like Summer , Dawn , Solstice, Autumn are feminine, India is internationally recognized as a female name since it is the name of a country and it had been used as a feminine given name for more than hundred years in England and the U.