How a two line conversation made me feel the burden of two-faced values our society carries

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Originally published at: https://www.writoscope.com/write-ups/two-line-conversation-made-feel-burden-two-faced-values-society-carries-girl-child/

In the month of Navratri, I described to her the way we worship the girl as goddess for nine days. How we end the fast by idolizing young girls as female deities. A few weeks later, she asked me something I couldn’t answer honestly because I was ashamed to admit the truth. I was born…