Female Foeticide Essays and Term Papers

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    Female feticide is one of the biggest challenges that India is facing today in terms of gender. It has become a significant social phenomenon. It transcends all barriers of caste, class and community and even the north-south dichotomy. The World Economic Forum’s annual Global Gender Gap report for...

      526 Words | 1 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Women in India, Female foeticide in India, Infanticide

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    Orissa Review * December - 2008 Female Foeticide in India : A Serious Challenge for the Society Dr. Krushna Chandra Jena Introduction : Women who constitute half a human population have been discriminated, harassed and exploited irrespective of the country to which they belong, unmindful of the...

      5082 Words | 14 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Congenital disorder, Sex selection

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    census, there are 933 females per 1000 males. Though there has been a six-point improvement in the female to male ratio from 1991 to 2001, which is an encouraging development after the eighteen-point drop from 1981 to 1991. All these figures explain the extensive female foeticide in India. Most north...

      1219 Words | 4 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Missing women of Asia, Violence against women, Woman

  • Female foeticide

    Female foeticide is the act of aborting a foetus because it is female. The frequency of female foeticide is indirectly estimated from the observed high birth sex ratio, that is the ratio of boys to girls at birth. The natural ratio is assumed to be between 103 to 107, and any number above it is considered...

      255 Words | 1 Pages   Female foeticide in India, Sex-selective abortion, Human sex ratio

  • Female Foeticide

    potentially dangerous information”.  While the NGO has conducted 34 sting operations since 2005- their drive gathered momentum recently after nine female foetuses were found in a farm being fed upon by strays.  ...

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  • Female Foeticide

    FEMALE FOETICIDE INTRODUCTION: Contemporary Indian society professes a profound faith in every individual’s “right to life and dignity”. The rights relating to the weaker & vulnerable sections of Indian society especially women, and more specially the girl child were violated. The twin social evils...

      1557 Words | 5 Pages   Abortion, Female foeticide in India, Sex-selective abortion, Reproductive rights

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    Female Foeticide in India What is female foeticide? The act of aborting or terminating a foetus while it’s still in the womb, because it is female, is known as female foeticide. This can be done after determining the sex of the child before it’s born, through ultrasound scans. Although, sex determination...

      697 Words | 2 Pages   Female foeticide in India, Sex-selective abortion, Women in India

  • Female Foeticide

    Female foeticide is killing a girl child before she is born and it is the gravest crime for me as it denies the girl child the right to live even before she is born. The main reason behind this crime is that people consider a girl child as a liability rather than an asset. In rural areas the problem...

      317 Words | 1 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Feticide

  • Female Foeticide

    Female infanticide..... Female foeticide is the illegal practice of killing a foetus which is determined as a female. Female foeticide is prevalent in our country as a major social evil. The patriarchal social structure of India gives a secondary position to women. Social belief goes that...

      771 Words | 3 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Abortion, Human sex ratio

  • Female Foeticide

    'Work is worship' means that all labour, manual or otherwise, is full of dignity and nobility. It equals work with prayer. It emphasizes the point that empty verbal prayers are not as valuable as real achievement in any fields. Many people in the present generation, however, have a mistaken idea that...

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    Female Foeticide In India India is a country of incredible ironies. It is a land where people worship myriad forms of female Shakti in quest of wealth, wisdom and power. In this country it is a common sight to see thousands of couples making arduous journeys every year to shrines of goddesses in order...

      1271 Words | 4 Pages   Female foeticide in India, Sex-selective abortion, Feticide, Medical ultrasonography

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    What is female feticide? Female feticide is the selective abortion/elimination of the girl child in the womb itself, done deliberately by the mother, after the detection of the child’s gender through medical means. This is usually done under familial pressure from the husband or the in-laws or even...

      1909 Words | 6 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Sex selection, Female foeticide in India, Abortion

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    formation, so that couples who do not want to have girl child abort the fetus. In other words, they get their child murdered in the womb. Although girl foeticide is illegal in India and culprits can get several years of punishment, it is very difficult to prove it. The two parties, the doctor and the couple...

      3206 Words | 9 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Abortion, Marriage

  • Female Foeticide

    Female Foeticide in India Submitted by admin on 1 May, 2004 - 05:25 • India • IHN 2004.2 May • International Humanist News [pic] Female Foeticide in India By Indu Grewal and J. Kishore Introduction Some of the worst gender ratios, indicating gross violation of women’s rights, are...

      11828 Words | 33 Pages   Infanticide, Sex-selective abortion, Human sex ratio, Prenatal diagnosis

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    female foeticide/ infanticide The term female foeticide means killing the female foetus in the mother's womb. How cruel? The practice has been followed in India for ages, a country that once described its women as godessess. For this reason, Indian women will soon get extinct. Surprised? The most active...

      1596 Words | 5 Pages   Women in India, Sex-selective abortion, Sexism, Child marriage

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    Female foeticide. “Spend five hundred rupees now save five lakhs later “ -Slogan of ultrasound sex-determination clinics. Since the advent of ultrasound and detection technique for sex-determination 10 million female foetuses have been aborted in India...

      731 Words | 2 Pages   Female foeticide in India, Sex-selective abortion, Dowry

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    Female foeticide 1) Introduction of what the topic is : define female foeticide Female foetuses are selectively aborted after pre-natal sex determination, thus avoiding the birth of girls. As a result of selective abortion 35 to 40 million girls are missing in Indian population. The effect has been...

      541 Words | 2 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Human sex ratio

  • Female Foeticide

    FEMALE FOETICIDE INTRODUCTION: Contemporary Indian society professes a profound faith in every individual’s “right to life and dignity”. The rights relating to the weaker & vulnerable sections of Indian society especially women , and more specially the girl child were violated. The twin social...

      1079 Words | 4 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Women in India, Human sex ratio

  • Female Foeticide

    Female Foeticide: A legal Analysis     In 1988 there was an advertisement in the Diwali special number of a renowned Marathi magazine:[1] “Amniocentesis is a developed science To misuse it for abortion is a great sin. Better go in for sex-selection Read this book. Consult your family doctor...

      3950 Words | 13 Pages   Congenital disorder, Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Sex selection

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    FEMALE FOETICIDE EQUITY FOUNDATION A Forum for Women and Child 123-A Pataliputra Colony Patna, Bihar E-mail: equityasia@gmail.com Website: www.equityasia.net Ph: 0612- 2270171 (o); 09334129755 (Rim) WHERE IS THIS MISS MISSING? WHERE In India, female foeticide - the sex-selective abortion...

      1840 Words | 8 Pages   Sex-selective abortion, Female foeticide in India, Feticide, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis

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