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Apr 24, 2019
Steady rise in Child Sex Ratio in Haryana's Jhajjar gives BJP ammo to counter criticism of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaignAwareness regarding protecting and educating girl children due to Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign and legal actions against those practising female infanticide helped improve Child Sex Ratio in Haryana
Mar 05, 2019
Narendra Modi makes Patidars pledge to end female foeticide; dismal sex ratio figures point to Gujarat's 'missing brides'Despite being an industrially developed state, Gujarat’s sex ratio was 890 girls per 1,000 boys in the 0-6 age group (sex ratio: 919/1000), according to the 2011 Census. This sex ratio is lower, compared with the national average of 933. The state’s bias against the girl child was first exposed in the 2001 Census figures, which showed the child sex ratio to be 883 girls per 1,000 boys.
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
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?
Aug 23, 2016
Despite Rio Olympics 2016 success, Indian women are routinely denied opportunitiesWomen saved the day for India at Rio, but data reveals that Indian women are routinely denied opportunities at education, work and even being born
Apr 19, 2016
Force versus fury: Using troops to quell student anger in Handwara is unwiseTroop deployment was set up by the British for colonial objectives. That's how Kashmir's residents now perceive them – as attempts to maintain colonisation.
Oct 09, 2012
Three million girl children 'missing': Govt studyNearly three million girls, one million more than boys, are "missing" in 2011 compared to 2001 and there are now 48 fewer girls per 1,000 boys
Jul 28, 2011
Why going urban means more gender discriminationThe upside of India's growing urbanisation is faster growth and more investments. The downside, in the near term, is growing sex discrimination and declining sex ratio in urban areas.
May 25, 2011
5 reasons why we needn't panic over falling child-sex ratioCensus 2011 has renewed concerns over a continuously falling child sex ratio. But like every other demographic trend, this will reverse once couples rework their cost-benefit calculus. Not to worry.
May 11, 2011
Kill the girl child, let the woman liveEven as India continues to kill off its girl children even before they are born, those that are born tend to live longer.