• Tuesday, November 29, 2022


Celebrating baby girls with The Pink Ladoo Project

Raj Khaira and Sharan Johal

By: Sarwar Alam

By Reena Kumar LADOOS SHOULD MARK THE BIRTH OF BOTH GIRLS AND BOYS, SAYS CHARITY THE BIRTH of a girl in south Asian families isn’t always celebrated with quite the same fervour as the arrival of a boy, even in Britain today. As tradition goes, ladoos – Indian sweets – are distributed among relatives and friends when the newborn is a boy, but among conservative families the same practice is not carried out for baby girls. The Pink Ladoo Project was set up to challenge these views and to encourage communities to celebrate the birth of all babies equally, regardless of…

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