Meghalaya has the only matriarchal society of India: Meghalaya has matriarchal society, which construes women are the decision makers in the society as well as households. (1/3)
The Khasi tribe is the one to practice this where women are the bread winners of the families. In the tribe, if a female child is born it is followed by a celebration and if it’s a son, the society accepts it humbly as the god’s gift.(2/3)
Breaking the gender stereotypes, Khasi tribe has shown that there is no shame in role-reversal in the household, while still respecting both the genders.(3/3)

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