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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.
Jun 05, 2012
Baby Shireen joins list of India's battered baby girlsBarely 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.
May 08, 2012
Aamir Khan to discuss female foeticide with GehlotAamir 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.
Apr 11, 2012
A crying shame: The battered baby girl syndromeThe 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.
Feb 26, 2012
Jaya's cradle babies: A second chance or licence to abandon?In a country where the story of baby Falak is sad but not uncommon, could Tamil Nadu's cradle baby scheme at least give little girls a second chance? Or is it just encouraging parents to abandon babies they don't want?