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A village in southern Rajasthan's Rajsamand district is quietly practicing its own, homegrown brand of eco-feminism and achieving spectacular results. For the last several years, Piplantri village panchayat has been saving the girl child and increasing the green cover in and around the village at the same time reports The Hindu.

Villagers plant 111 trees every time a girl is born and the community ensures these trees survive, attaining fruition as the girls grow up.

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