• Female Foeticide
    recent times when India boasts of its scientific achievements and discoveries, when the pages of textbooks are flooded with slogans of ‘Shining India', women in India are not only facing inequality and inequity in every sphere but they are denied even the right to be born. What is Female Foeticide...
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  • Female Foeticide
    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...
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  • Women Bangladesh
    “Women Empowerment” is a government slogan. There is a ministry for Women and Child development. There are laws against female foeticide, domestic violence and sexual harassment in the workplace. Determined women are carving their own niche in every field including those which were entirely male...
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  • Essay
    CAUSES OF FEMALE FOETICIDE – WHY DO THEY DO THIS? Female foeticide is a pressing issue – which calls to be addressed at once. However, to get to the root of this issue, it is essential to understand the causes behind it. In India, however, there isn’t actually a need to investigate into the...
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  • Sex Selective Abortions
    , son preference has existed throughout the entire country, and is still a growing phenomenon. This phenomenon, along with abortion rights, has resulted in an increasing number of women who choose to or are forced to commit female foeticide. Although variations in male to female ratios persist...
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  • 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...
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  • Changing Role of Women in Indian Politics
    “Women Empowerment” is a government slogan. There is a ministry for Women and Child development. There are laws against female foeticide, domestic violence and sexual harassment in the workplace. Determined women are carving their own niche in every field including those which were entirely male...
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  • Problems Faced by Female Teachers
    ’, leading to full time commercial sex work. g. Female Foeticide: There is increasing trend in the urban settings for sex determination tests which is illegal. Studies reveal that tests are openly carried out in most ultrasound clinics in urban centres. Women from remote rural areas are brought to urban...
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  • Women in India
    Female Foeticide." The Hindu , July 18, 2002 www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/2002/07/18/stories/2002071802091300.htm . Radhika Balakrishnan, "The Social Context of Sex Selection and the Politics of Abortion in India. " Power and Decision: the Social Control of Reproduction , Cambridge: Harvard School of Public Health , 1994), pp. 267-286, found through www.hsph.harvard.edu/rt21/medicalization/BALAKRISHNANSocial_Context.html ....
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  • Census of India 2011
    2011 Census report released today. Despite a slew of laws to prevent female foeticide and schemes to encourage families to have girl child, the ratio has declined from 927 females against 1,000 males in 2001 to 914, which was described as a "matter of grave concern" by Census Commissioner of...
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  • Care for Girl Child
    country where social disadvantage outweighs natural biological advantage of being a girl. A whole range of discriminatory practices including female foeticide, female infanticide, female genital mutilation, son idolization, early marriage and dowry have buried the future of the nation. In India...
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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...
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  • Female Foeticide
    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...
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  • Female Feoticide
    Female Foeticide, is violation of right a basic human right and guarantee under the constitution In the case of female foeticide, the female children in the wombs of expecting mothers, they are not only denied the right to live but are robbed to their right to be born. The selection of male child...
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  • Female Foeticide
    customs like dowry so that is one reason families don't want a girl. If people follow the Transcendentalism belief of nonconformity then female foeticide won’t be a problem anymore. If people abandon society and have beliefs against society, india could be a much healthier living environment. People have...
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  • Female Foeticide
    Female Foeticide 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...
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  • Female Foeticide
    Female Foeticide In Punjab: Exploring the socio-economic and cultural dimensions by Ajinder Walia Abstract 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...
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  • Female Foeticide
    as female foeticide. Pre-conception sex determination violated a woman's right to live and was against the Constitution."[1] The Beti Bachao, or Save girls campaign, has been underway in many Indian communities since the early 2000s. The campaign uses the media to raise awareness of the gender...
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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...
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  • Female Foeticide
    child determined by ultrasound technique (though it is illegal to do so), and if it is a female foetus, they get it removed by surgery. This killing of the unborn girl child is called female foeticide. Female foeticide is reducing the number of girls drastically in some societies of our country...
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