Across Much of South Asia, a Daughter's Life Is Circumscribed By Tradition and Poverty. But for Some, the Dreams Die Slower.
By Mary Jordan - Little Ran of Kutch, India. In the soft light of dawn, the cracked, dry seabed stretched endlessly in every difrection. Jyotsna Patadia was alone - she is often alone in her family's grass hut, a speck of life in the emltimess, cooking potatoes and onions over an open fire..