More than 50 million women have been wiped out from India in 3 generations. No other human group has been annihilated on this scale. So, how did the world close its eyes to this? Moreover, why does this genocide evoke no response in Indian women – no anxiety, no outrage, no resistance, no action? And what would the response of the women’s and human rights groups in the west have been, if 50 million women had been selectively annihilated there – killed in the millions before and after birth, as girls and as women?