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Oct 22, 2017
Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politiciansInstead of lambasting the Supreme Court for being slow to reaffirm that sex with a minor wife is rape, we should resolve to vote better. Making huge legal changes is the legislature’s job.
Jun 25, 2017
Yogi Adityanath sets up mukhbir system to fight female foeticide, will rely on informers to nab lawbreakersThe Uttar Pradesh government has started a scheme under which informers would alert the state authorities about attempts and incidents of female foeticide.
Jun 02, 2017
Telangana Statehood Day: K Chandrasekhar Rao announces schemes for women welfareMarking the third anniversary of formation of Telangana state, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced schemes for well being of pregnant women and single women.
May 27, 2017
From triple talaq to honour killing, 'tradition' is an excuse used to suppress womenFrom triple talaq to honour killings, sati, johar, infanticide — why are traditions that harm women seen as protective mechanisms?
Apr 22, 2017
Maharashtra's mandatory sex determination move will victimise women, not those exploiting their wombsMaking sex determination tests mandatory, as proposed in Maharashtra, is fraught with issues
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.
Mar 17, 2017
Sangli doctor's arrest unfolds a horrifying tale of female foeticide racket covering Maharashtra, KarnatakaSwati Jamdade died on 1 March while undergoing an abortion performed by Balasaheb Khidrapure. During investigation, police found 19 foetuses, some in a state of decay, some buried under a stream close to the hospital. Gradually, a horrifying tale of female foeticide unfolded.
Mar 06, 2017
Sangli female foeticide: Maharashtra government launches investigationMaharashtra Women & Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde on Monday announced a probe into the shocking case of discovery of 19 female foetuses near a private hospital compound in the state's Sangli district.
Feb 20, 2017
Showing sex determination ads is illegal: Here is why there is no full stop to thisWhy does the court have to keep reminding search engines, time and again, to stop showing these sex determination test advertisements?
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?