An attempt to shed the social biases in society against the girl child. This short film has been made in the Himachali context but raises points relevant to the entire Indian context.
The Short film is a story about a young girl Muskaan who accidentally happens to know that her pregnant mother is being forced to undergo a test to determine the gender of her unborn child, that would be aborted if it turns out to be a girl. Muskaan takes up the challenge to change the mind of everyone in the family and to save them from committing such a horrific and inhumane act. While convincing her family members she breaks many gender biases and notions prevalent in the society that drive people to commit Female Foeticide.
An initiative by Directorate of Women and Child Development, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Himachal Pradesh. INDIA.
In Partnership with ACC.
A Girgit Studios Production