• Rural Development
    Popular Articles About Female Infanticide AHMEDABAD City campaigns against female foeticide March 4, 2006 | TNN SURAT : Ahead of the International Women's day on March 8, Surat has come up in arms against the social evil of female infanticide. The Giant's group of Surat, Chowpatty, in...
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  • Hf Hst Kja
    FEMALE FOETICIDE Female foeticide is the killing of the female foetus or the girl child. It is a matter of grave concern that such a cruel act has been prevailing in our country for so long. Even today, when we have entered the 21st century, people still have a preference of a “son child”. Has...
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  • A Good Day
    workshop on the issue of sex selection and female foeticide brought home the extent of the problem. Held in Agra in February, the workshop was organised by UNICEF, Business Community Foundation, and the Centre for Advocacy and Research. Doctors, social scientists, researchers, activists, bureaucrats...
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  • Female Forticide
    Female Foeticide 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...
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  • female foeticide in india
    Female Foeticide in India: The Plight of Being Born a Woman:- Life is a constant struggle, a fight against everything and everyone around you, a fight against the high tides to keep afloat. The battle for life commences right from the day a girl child is conceived in her mother’s womb. Her...
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  • Female Foeticide in Nagpur
    Anti-female feticide rally NAGPUR: In an effort to create awareness about female foeticide, the district administration in collaboration with various doctors' organizations, Zilla Parishad and various colleges and schools is organizing a massive rally on August 1. The rally will start at 7.30am...
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  • Dowry System in India
    FEMALE FOETICIDE AND THE DOWRY SYSTEM IN INDIA Devaki Monani Ghansham Women's Studies Research Unit, School of Social Work, University of Melbourne Townsville International Women’s Conference - AUSTRALIA 3 - 7 July 2002 ~ James Cook University “Poverty, Violence and Women’s Rights...
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  • Female Foeticide
    International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences Vol 1 Issue 1 January 2006 Female Foeticide and Infanticide in India: An Analysis of Crimes against Girl Children Sneh Lata Tandon1 and Renu Sharma2 University of Delhi, Delhi, India Abstract Sex selective abortions and increase in the number...
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  • Save Girl Child
    Spreading like a virus A recent media workshop on the issue of sex selection and female foeticide brought home the extent of the problem. Held in Agra in February, the workshop was organised by UNICEF, Business Community Foundation, and the Centre for Advocacy and Research. Doctors, social...
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  • Female Foeticide
    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 and a...
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  • 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...
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  • elena
    is supported by human rights groups, non-governmental organizations, and state and local government in India. Female foeticide[edit] Sex-selective abortion, or female foeticide, has led to a sharp drop in the ratio of girls born in contrast to boy infants in some states in India. Ultrasound...
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  • Save the Girl Child
    , who had braught great laurels to her profession in the country, Kalpana Chawla , the first female astronaut from India. The list is endless. then Why the girl child is denied the basic human right of taking birth through female infacticide and female foeticide? Jawaharal Nehru , the first Prime...
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  • Female
    The practice of female foeticide is in direct violation of both the international convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (CEDAW) of 1979 and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), 1989. The CEDAW is considered to be equivalent to an international...
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  • Arguements Advanced
    aware that she had been impregnated by the rape. 6) Due to her personal convictions, Radha decided to continue the pregnancy in order to set an example against female foeticide to society. Despite the horrific situations leading to the conception of this child, Radha chose to have the child if it...
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  • Abortion and Disability
    their children and should be given the right to do so, not the government or ethicists. For societies, usually in backward regions, where patriarchy still prevails and ‘female foeticide’ plagues, parents are evidently ‘controlled’ by societal and cultural influences. They may appear to be unable to...
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  • Water Is My Life
    In India today a lot of attention is given to the plight of girl children and the position of women in Indian society. At the heart of this problem is the practice of female foeticide, the unnaturally low ratio of girls to boys, and the 54% literacy level for women in India as a whole. In April...
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  • Pndt Act
    misuse of such techniques for the purpose of prenatal sex detection and female foeticide. Evolution of the law 1976 – Center banned sex determination test I govt. facilities. 1968 – Maharashtra PNDT act followed by similar act by govt. of PUNJAB, Gujurat...
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  • Women Empowerment
    birth and during childhood. Female infanticide i.e. killing of the female child is still a common practice in many of the rural areas. Further female foeticide is common in some parts of India, despite the passage of ‘Prenatal Diagnostic techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act in 1994. In case...
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  • Female Foeticide: Death Before Birth
    status of females in India aptly symbolizes India’s status of being a developing nation – miles away from becoming a developed state. Of course, India deserves to be in this list because here, in this 21st century, the girl child continues to be murdered before she is born. Female foeticide is still...
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