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 socia...
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...
Female Foeticide in India
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Female Foeticide in India
By Indu Grewal and J. Kishore
Some of the worst gender ratios, indicating gross violation of women’s ri...
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 t...
Orissa Review * December - 2008
Female Foeticide in India : A Serious Challenge for the Society
Dr. Krushna Chandra Jena
Women who constitute half a human population have been discriminated, harassed and exploited irrespective of the country to which they belong, unmindful of...
Day by day women population as compared to men is decreasing. If the current trend continues, the day is not far when men will find difficult to find partners for marriage. Recently, a movie “Matribhumi’ presented the worst consequence of decreasing women population. The only...
Female foeticide is a heinous act and an indicator of violence against women. Women in India have suffered a lot and have swallowed innumerable atrocities for so many generations. Be it wife battering, rapes or dowry deaths, she has been suffering and subjected to discrimination. The homicide of wom...
Monday for the baby boy, and Friday for the girl. That’s no nursery rhyme but baby talk of the most dangerous kind.
Doctors carrying out sex determination tests are using everyday language and symbols to divulge the gender of the baby to wealthy families.
The results are shared mostly on e...
Female Foeticide In Punjab: Exploring the socio-economic and cultural dimensions
by Ajinder Walia
It is a disgrace for the Indian society, which considers the birth of a girl child as a bad investment in future. She is considered to be consumer rather than a producer, and this narrow...
Female Foeticide: A legal Analysis
In 1988 there was an advertisement in the Diwali special number of a renowned Marathi magazine:
“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 famil...
“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...
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 a...
Surgical operations can also be used for the termination of pregnancies in women particulary after eight weeks of conception. Such surgical termination of pregnancy (or abortion) is allowed by law only in certain circumstances where the doctors decide that continuance of pregnancy can affect the hea...
Female Foeticide is the act of aborting a foetus because it is female. This is a major social problem in India. Foetal sex determination and sex selective abortion by medical professionals has today grown into a Rs. 1,000 crore industry (US$ 244 million). Social discrimination against women a...
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WHERE IS THIS MISS MISSING?
In India, female foeticide - the sex-selective...
In India, welfare measures like empowerment of women, reservation in Parliament, free education to girl child and a lot of other woman progressive initiative, do not make sense when we look at cases of female foeticide. There are only 933 females for every 1000 males agai...
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 or...
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 in India is illegal, the practice is ramp...
Washing For Dark Future
Day by day women population as compared” to, men is decreasing. If
the current trend continues, the day is not far when” men will find difficult
to find partners for marriage.. Recently, a movie “Matribhumi’ presented
the worst consequence of decreasing women popu...