In India unborn girls are being slaughtered mercilessly, and there is a lot of public feeling in favour of protecting them. That feeling stems mostly from a concern about the growing gender imbalance in the population.
That is a serious concern, as the gender imbalance portends serious social problems. But we at Viswakamal feel that a humanitarian concern is still more important. Unborn girls should not be killed, not only because doing so will create a gender imbalance, but even more so because our helpless, innocent little sisters should not be killed.
And we believe that the unborn should not be killed whether boy or girl.
Our new poster asks a question:
WE KNOW IT’S WRONG TO KILL THE UNBORN GIRL!
. . . DO YOU THINK IT’S RIGHT TO KILL THE UNBORN BOY?
The poster does not provide the answer. We want the public to think about the answer. And we believe that if they think deeply, they will say to themselves, “No! It’s not right to kill the unborn boy!” And they will realize that it is wrong for reasons other than gender imbalance. They will realize that to kill unborn boys is inhumane, and to kill unborn girls is inhumane.
In addition to the posters shown above, there is a green Bengali version and a blue English version.
The poster also asks, “WHAT IS ABORTION?” The answer is a link — a link to the “What Is Abortion” page on our website, where the answer will be found.
The posters are bigger than the earlier “Deep in our hearts” posters, which were small.
Viswakamal members have started postering in different places in Kolkata, and they will spread their work throughout West Bengal and Tripura.