For Every Girl, a Forest


Nacho Corbella, Lucy Martens - 2021 - India/ United States - 7
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'.For Every Girl, a Forest.'

A decade ago, the village of Piplantri, India, was barren, denuded by open-pit mines. But a community promise to plant 111 trees for every newborn girl has led to mass reforestation and a promising future for girls. In return for the trees planted, each girl is promised education and security in a region where historical prejudice against infant girls too often led to infanticide.