60 Million Missing Girls

Thread, hand loomed cotton, rickshaw canopy canvas

55 w x 59 d

“My husband didn’t want another girl. When I was five months pregnant, I was forced to abort. In his eyes a girl would marry, leave home, and her husband’s family would want a huge, ongoing dowry.”

Vaida from Gujarat, who was married to a multi-millionaire industrialist and came out politically against forced abortions.