• Female Foeticide
    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...
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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 India...
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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 dominated...
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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 problem...
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  • Sex Selective Abortions
    are forced to commit female foeticide. Although variations in male to female ratios persist throughout different districts, the average ratio of 933 females to every 1000 males[1] in India indicates gross violation of women’s rights, while making it evident that female foeticide is a significant problem...
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  • Good days
    Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of our nation. His ‘victory’ was a rather dramatic one – the direct result of his eloquent speeches, catchy slogans, and his penchant to stimulate development and progress. However after the ‘Union Budget 2014’ a rather sceptical notion is taking its toll on the...
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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 dominated...
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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, are...
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  • Women in India
    one finds increasingly fewer little girls. You can look in classrooms, streets, and homes to notice that the number of female children is in fact, diminishing. Although a female minority is not a new thing in India, the percentage of women to men has declined steeply. Radhika Balakrishnan reports...
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  • Problems Faced by Female Teachers
    terms of opportunities, resources, services, benefits, decision-making power and influence. Males enjoy a privileged status from their birth whereas females are often ignored and/or are isolated from social interactions. They are not granted the same opportunities in education, and other basic rights are...
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  • Care for Girl Child
    girls are inferior to boys. The birth of a girl is not desired. It goes to the extreme of taking away the life of female fetus which we are not supposed to do.The blame of bearing a female child is put on woman and thus she is ill-treated by her husband and in-laws but we know that the sex of the child...
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  • Census of India 2011
    country's progress in the past decade, monitoring the on going Schemes of the Goverment and most importantly , plan for the future. That is why the Slogan is " Our Census - Our Future". 2011 census of IndiaThe 15th Indian National census began on May 1, 2010. Census has been conducted in India since...
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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
    a big social problem Indians believe if a girl will be born into a family it will be a sin so they kill the female while it is still a fetus. Indian societies have a misconception about female fetuses. Indians think a girl will bring in a burden. Some Indians still believe in older customs like dowry...
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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 viewpoint...
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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 against...
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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 over...
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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 the...
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  • Female Foeticide
    for ulterior motive to get rid of female foetus (or unborn girl child). In order to have a male child (son), some misguided people in our country get the sex of their unborn 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...
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  • Female Foeticide
    Jump to: navigation, search Female Feticide is the act of aborting a fetus 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...
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