NAC calls for national policy to tackle declining child sex ratio
Says existing schemes like Beti Bachao Aandolan inadequate
Data indicates poor enforcement of law to check female foeticide
Only 143 persons have been convicted till date under PC&PNDT Act that bans sex determination test
Possessed by land
Landholding can affect marital prospects. It can also affect sex ratios and lead to polyandry. A village in Alwar provides a snapshot
Civil society opposes legalising sex determination
Union minister Maneka Gandhi had said that sex determination should be made mandatory as a solution to female foeticide
Ruhi Kandhari visits Jhajjar-the district with lowest number of girl children in India-to know the reason behind the decline
Female foeticide: Are doctors the fall guys?
Sex determination is an issue related to the degraded moral values of a few. Introducing six months of ultrasound training can't inculcate moral …
India witnesses one of the highest female infanticide incidents in the world: study
At least 117 million girls around the world demographically go “missing” due to sex-selective abortions
Haryana's sex ratio success a result of behavioural change or fudged data?
The state's achievement comes at a time the Census’ Sample Registration System survey paints a grim picture for the country