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Is Maneka Gandhi putting mothers at grave risk by trying to save the girl child?

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. #InMyOpinion #Foeticide #Maneka Gandhi #Abortion #Infanticide #PCPNDT #Sex determination tests
Police find bodies of 5 babies inside house in southwestern France

Mar 20, 2015

Police find bodies of 5 babies inside house in southwestern France

Police 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. #France #NewsTracker #Infanticide #Bordeaux #Southwestern france #Louchats
How China's one child policy has led to decades of forced abortions, infanticide

Oct 06, 2014

How China's one child policy has led to decades of forced abortions, infanticide

Many experts say China urgently needs a baby boom to help replenish its workforce and shoulder the costs of an aging population. #China #One-child policy #NewsTracker #Infanticide #Population Control #sex selection #Aging population
Baby Shireen joins list of India's battered baby girls

Jun 05, 2012

Baby Shireen joins list of India's battered baby girls

Barely a month after the death of baby Afreen, who died after her father dislocated her neck and burnt her with cigarette butts, news of another battered baby girl has come to light. #ThatsJustWrong #Domestic violence #Baby Falak #Child Abuse #Baby Afreen #Infanticide #Baby Shireen
Aamir Khan to discuss female foeticide with Gehlot

May 08, 2012

Aamir Khan to discuss female foeticide with Gehlot

Aamir Khan said in his show that he would appeal to the Rajasthan chief minister to get the cases against the doctors clubbed together and tried in a fast track court and appealed to viewers to support his signature campaign. #Aamir Khan #Rajasthan #BuzzPatrol #Ashok Gehlot #Female feoticide #Satyamev Jayate #Infanticide
A crying shame: The battered baby girl syndrome

Apr 11, 2012

A crying shame: The battered baby girl syndrome

The death of baby Afreen is undoubtedly tragic. But the greater tragedy is that such cases are hardly rare in a society that routinely looks the other way while children are beaten, starved, and suffocated merely because they are girls. #Social Issues #ThatsJustWrong #Domestic violence #Baby Afreen #Infanticide