Indian village plants 111 trees every time a girl is born (video)

Typically, in Asian cultures the birth of a girl is considered an unfortunate responsibility because of the dowry system that places a financial burden on parents. For this reason, daughters are not celebrated like sons. But in a village in India, residents honor the birth of a daughter with a unique ritual: they plant one hundred and eleven fruit trees.

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