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Apr 19, 2017
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh orders crackdown on illegal sex determination centresPunjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on all sex determination centres alleged to be running in the state.
Apr 08, 2017
Make sex determination test compulsory, says Maharashtra House panelA key Maharashtra assembly committee has recommended making pre-natal sex determination mandatory to prevent female foeticide.
Apr 02, 2017
The lost and found girls of UsilampattiUsilampatti, near Madurai, was infamous for its large incidence of female infanticide. Then, a number of its 'missing daughters' were found living in an illegal missionary-run home in nearby Tiruchi.
Jan 21, 2017
Rajasthan is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests: Can other states follow suit?The Rajasthan Government’s PCPNDT Cell, under the direction of Naveen Jain, is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests in the state. Can the model be replicated in other states too?
Jan 04, 2017
Watch: Anurag Kashyap's daughter Aaliyah 'debuts' with documentary on education for girlsAcclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's daughter Aaliyah Kashyap has made her first documentary film on education of girls as part of a school project
Oct 23, 2016
India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the countryStudies now indicate that hitherto relatively unaffected Indian states now have also got plunging child sex ratios.
May 27, 2016
Modi @ 2: Bachchan to host segment on girl child campaign at Saturday eventThe government is organising the event—Zara Muskura Do—which will have several performances and programmes highlighting its "achievements".
Apr 14, 2016
Bhatts, Shettys, Akhtars: Famous father-daughter pairs pose for portraits, for a causeHundred of India’s most famous father-daughter pairs have posed for portraits to support the NGO Khushii and the ‘Beti Bachao’ campaign
Feb 02, 2016
Maneka's prenatal test remark draws sharp criticism from DCW's Swati MaliwalThe women and child development ministry on Tuesday clarified that there was no formal proposal for prenatal sex determination and the idea is at the discussion stage.
Sep 22, 2015
How brides from Kerala are transforming society in dusty towns of HaryanaThere aren’t enough women in Haryana for men of age to marry. So matchmakers have been setting up marriages with brides from other parts of the country.