Stop gender discrimination

India’s cricket legend and UNICEF goodwill ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar said it is high time for India to stop gender discrimination.


On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, he requested parents to encourage their daughters to pursue their dreams.He said that parents should consider their daughters as assets and not as burdens to be married off in haste.Parents should ensure that girls are given education and should be allowed to contribute their potential to society. Also present on the occasion was India’s women’s cricket team captain who said that gender did not matter in sports,that sports encourages team spirit,builds mental strength and also makes children healthy and confident