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She Re-wrote Nursery Rhymes to Make Them Gender Neutral

Jul 25, 2017 08:48 AM IST India India

As part of Network18’s campaign with Tata Tea, Alarm Bajne Se Pehle Jaago Re campaign aim to make gender sensitivity, gender equity a prime focus. In 1980s when Kamala Bhasin went looking for nursery rhymes for her young children, she was disappointed to find that in most books fathers went to work and mothers stayed at home, boys went on adventures, and girls were left behind. So she created rhymes of her own.