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Venda, a woman whose name means

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Venda is a young woman in a village in Tamilnadu. Her name means "unwanted" or "not needed" in Tamil. Girl children in pockets of Tamilnadu were (some still are) named Venda almost as a prayer hoping the family didn't have any more girls.
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Venda's story - Named 'unwanted'
Venda is a young woman in a village in Tamilnadu. Her name means "unwanted" or "not needed" in Tamil. Girl children in pockets of Tamilnadu were (some still are) named Venda almost as a prayer hoping the family didn't have any more girls.