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female foeticide

Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly: study

Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesn’t simply prevent them from being born, it may also cause the death of those who are born.

15 May 2018 8:49 PM

Dealers in death

A racy medical thriller explores the criminal nexus that fosters female foeticide.

18 Apr 2018 12:59 AM

Rajasthan government’s foeticide video comes under fire

Further, the text of the video implies a male foetus while the voice claims it to be a “girl.”

02 Apr 2018 1:24 AM

Banchhada members celebrate birth of girls, but only for prostitution

In order to improve financial conditions of their families, Banchhada members also buy girls from different parts of the state or country.

19 Mar 2018 3:45 PM

Girls still unwanted: Sex ratio dips in major states, Gujarat falls 53 pts

The Niti Aayog report stressed the need to effectively implement the PCPNDT Act and the need to check sex-selective abortion.

17 Feb 2018 12:58 PM


Female sex ratio in maha dips to 899 from 960 in 2015

Health minister Deepak & secretary Pradeep did not reply to calls and text messages regarding the falling sex ratio of the girls in the state.

30 Jul 2017 1:07 AM

PAC proposes stricter law

Says docs and parents must be held responsible for female foeticide.

11 Apr 2017 1:16 AM

Child sex ratio falls in J&K Muslim-dominated areas

It termed the situation as a “monumental challenge” and urged the state government to undertake measures to monitor prenatal sex selection laws.

01 Mar 2017 3:31 AM