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Aug 15, 2017
70 years of India's Independence: Kashmir unrest, hostile neighbours, intolerance give little cause for cheerThe growing list of problems, despite seven decades of freedom, don't leave much to cheer about on Independence Day on 15 August
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 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.
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.
Feb 02, 2016
Is Maneka Gandhi putting mothers at grave risk by trying to save the girl child?Maneka Gandhi’s proposal to make sex-determination tests during pregnancy mandatory to save the girl child is a radical idea that is fraught with loopholes.
Mar 20, 2015
Police find bodies of 5 babies inside house in southwestern FrancePolice have discovered the bodies of five babies in a house in southwestern France, a source close to the case said, in what appears to be the country's worst incident of infanticide in five years.
Oct 06, 2014
How China's one child policy has led to decades of forced abortions, infanticideMany experts say China urgently needs a baby boom to help replenish its workforce and shoulder the costs of an aging population.
Feb 28, 2014
Mamata govt launches campaign against female infanticideTo tackle gender imbalance in the state, the West Bengal government has launched a campaign against female infanticide, which includes organising awareness programmes and monitoring ultrasonography clinics, an official said on Friday.
Sep 08, 2013
West Bengal: Mother of newborn girl arrested for killing herFour people, including two women, were arrested on Sunday for killing a newborn baby girl in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said.