Sexist (Do) Nation

2023 • 6min • Health • Science


When it comes to donating organs, women in India form 2/3rds of the live donors while when it comes to receiving, they are just about 1/3rds. The story discusses the various reasons - psychological, cultural and social - for this disparity. We recount the story of a woman who turned down her husband's offer of donating his kidney to her. The story also explains what can be done to salvage the situation.