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Mamata govt launches campaign against female infanticide

Feb 28, 2014

Mamata govt launches campaign against female infanticide

To 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. #West Bengal government #Mamata Banerjee #female foeticide #NewsTracker #Female infanticide
West Bengal: Mother of newborn girl arrested for killing her

Sep 08, 2013

West Bengal: Mother of newborn girl arrested for killing her

Four people, including two women, were arrested on Sunday for killing a newborn baby girl in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said. #West Bengal government #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Crime #Female infanticide
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

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A crying shame: The battered baby girl syndrome

Sep 09, 2014

'The Giver' reflects reality: Column

The movie is rife with bioethical implications applicable to our society, from genetic engineering and infanticide to surrogacy and euthanasia...
A crying shame: The battered baby girl syndrome

Sep 12, 2014

Vancouver woman who killed infant sons should get 3-year prison term: defence

Sarah Leung was convicted in April of infanticide for the separate deaths of her boys in April 2009 and March 2010 A B.C. Coroner carries the body of a newborn baby after it was found dead in a plastic bag between two homes in Vancouver, B.C., on Apr...
A crying shame: The battered baby girl syndrome

Sep 09, 2014

Crown seeks eight years in jail for Vancouver mom who killed her two newborns

The Crown is seeking an eight-year jail term for a Vancouver woman who was convicted of killing her two newborn boys. In April, a B.C. Supreme Court jury found Sarah Jee Wah Leung, 28, guilty of two counts of the lesser offence of infanticide in the ...