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Delhi CM advocates zero tolerance policy against female foeticide
Aug 16, 2012 Advocating the need to intensify save the girl child campaign, Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, said there was a need to adopt a zero tolerance policy against female foeticide.
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Child sex ratio in India declines sharply: report
Jul 22, 2014 Gender-biased sex selection is an extreme form and manifestation of gender discrimination, say UN Women and UNFPA
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New film on gender equality to screen in 20 countries
Jul 26, 2016 Riding on the popularity of a 1996 Spice Girls’ chart topper, the remake of the music album strives for global gender equality.
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India: ‘Devaluation’ of women leading to drop in sex ratio
Jul 11, 2012 Even as the overall sex ratio in India increased from 933 in 2001 to 940 in 2011, as per census figures, the child sex ratio dropped to 914 females in 2011 from 927 in 2001–the lowest since Independence. On the World Population day, OneWorld South Asia, tries to look into the unexplained intricacies leading to a drop in child sex ratio, despite increased media coverage and awareness in the last decade.
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The real truth behind sex selective abortions
Jun 06, 2012 After a famous actor put back the issue of female foeticide in the lime light again; there are still a number of questions one must ask about the reality of sex selection practices in India.
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India: Website to track sex-determination
Jul 12, 2011 Maharashtra government has launched a new website and a helpline to allow people to provide tip-offs about illegal sex determination tests. Complaints will be recorded anonymously on the website to effectively track such cases.
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US action against gendercide in China
Jun 02, 2011 The US has condemned the systematic elimination of girls in China by supporting human rights non-profit All Girls Allowed. China’s one child policy in the last 30 years has led to the abandonment of one million female infants and 35,000 abortions each year.
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Sex selective abortions by Indian women in the US
Jun 08, 2011 Not only women residing in India, educated Indian immigrants in the US are misusing relaxed norms and advanced technology to abort female foetuses, a study claims. Indian Census 2011 data had raised an alarm over an increasing trend of female foeticide.
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India: Child sex ratio worsens in Haryana
Oct 05, 2011 Revealing horrifying figures, under-six child sex ratio further declines from 833 to 826 in Haryana during past one year due to prevalent practices of sex determination tests and female foeticide in the state, cites Central Registration System’s report.
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Relaxation on Indian sex determination ban draws criticism
Oct 10, 2011 Indian Planning Commission’s proposal of promoting adoption of unwanted female foetuses and projecting sex determination as a matter of choice has drawn sharp criticism from the rights groups fearing that it will worsen country’s skewed child sex ratio.
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Indian govt team seals sonography centres
Jan 24, 2012 A national team sealed five sonography clinics for violating the PCPNDT Act to curb female foeticide in India's eastern state of Orissa . The nation is celebrating the Day of the Girl Child on January 24.
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Watch groups to monitor female foeticide in Delhi
Oct 11, 2012 Centre for Social Research, a women’s rights organisation, is setting up Community Watch Groups (CWGs) and Committees against Female Foeticide (CAFFs) in an all out battle against female foeticide and other such crimes across Delhi.
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"Female foeticide must be tackled on a war footing"
Jun 03, 2011 Gender activist Ranjana Kumari says it’s time for the government to sit up and take notice of the country’s skewed child sex ratio. In an interview with OneWorld, she discusses the reasons behind India's grim 2011 census figures.
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Our baby-steps to catastrophe
Jul 08, 2011 Ever imagined the nation without its women? Chaos is an understatement. If we keep killing our little girls, we are heading to nowhere but a catastrophe.
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