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Steady rise in Child Sex Ratio in Haryana's Jhajjar gives BJP ammo to counter criticism of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign
Politics

Steady rise in Child Sex Ratio in Haryana's Jhajjar gives BJP ammo to counter criticism of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign

Awareness 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

Haryana's slave brides: For trafficked women, a life lived on the margins
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Haryana's slave brides: For trafficked women, a life lived on the margins

‘Paro’ is a derogatory term used for women trafficked and sold as brides to men in Haryana

Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politicians
India

Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politicians

Instead of lambasting the Supreme Court for being slow to reaffirm that sex with a minor wife is rape, we should resolve to vote better. Making huge legal changes is the legislature’s job.

Yogi Adityanath sets up mukhbir system to fight female foeticide, will rely on informers to nab lawbreakers
India

Yogi Adityanath sets up mukhbir system to fight female foeticide, will rely on informers to nab lawbreakers

The Uttar Pradesh government has started a scheme under which informers would alert the state authorities about attempts and incidents of female foeticide.

Telangana Statehood Day: K Chandrasekhar Rao announces schemes for women welfare
India

Telangana Statehood Day: K Chandrasekhar Rao announces schemes for women welfare

Marking the third anniversary of formation of Telangana state, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced schemes for well being of pregnant women and single women.

From triple talaq to honour killing, 'tradition' is an excuse used to suppress women
Life

From triple talaq to honour killing, 'tradition' is an excuse used to suppress women

From triple talaq to honour killings, sati, johar, infanticide — why are traditions that harm women seen as protective mechanisms?

Maharashtra's mandatory sex determination move will victimise women, not those exploiting their wombs
India

Maharashtra's mandatory sex determination move will victimise women, not those exploiting their wombs

Making sex determination tests mandatory, as proposed in Maharashtra, is fraught with issues

Make sex determination test compulsory, says Maharashtra House panel
India

Make sex determination test compulsory, says Maharashtra House panel

A key Maharashtra assembly committee has recommended making pre-natal sex determination mandatory to prevent female foeticide.

Sangli doctor's arrest unfolds a horrifying tale of female foeticide racket covering Maharashtra, Karnataka
India

Sangli doctor's arrest unfolds a horrifying tale of female foeticide racket covering Maharashtra, Karnataka

Swati Jamdade died on 1 March while undergoing an abortion performed by Balasaheb Khidrapure. During investigation, police found 19 foetuses, some in a state of decay, some buried under a stream close to the hospital. Gradually, a horrifying tale of female foeticide unfolded.

Showing sex determination ads is illegal: Here is why there is no full stop to this
News & Analysis

Showing sex determination ads is illegal: Here is why there is no full stop to this

Why does the court have to keep reminding search engines, time and again, to stop showing these sex determination test advertisements?

Rajasthan is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests: Can other states follow suit?
India

Rajasthan is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests: Can other states follow suit?

The Rajasthan Government’s PCPNDT Cell, under the direction of Naveen Jain, is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests in the state. Can the model be replicated in other states too?

India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country
Life

India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

Studies now indicate that hitherto relatively unaffected Indian states now have also got plunging child sex ratios.

Vishal Dadlani mocks Jain guru Tarun Sagar on Twitter, ends up quitting politics
Entertainment

Vishal Dadlani mocks Jain guru Tarun Sagar on Twitter, ends up quitting politics

Vishal Dadlani decided to takes shots at Tarun Sagar, a Jain monk who addressed the Haryana Assembly in nude. After rampant trolling from Twitter, the composer apologised and decided to quit all political affiliations

Qandeel Baloch's killing: Face the mirror, there's a lot of Pakistan in us
World

Qandeel Baloch's killing: Face the mirror, there's a lot of Pakistan in us

The sanctimonious outrage in India against ''those Pakistanis" for killing Qandeel Baloch and then rejoicing over her corpse is amusing. For, we have killed our very own Baloch many times with equal nonchalance.

Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel breaks down on issue of female foeticide
India

Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel breaks down on issue of female foeticide

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel Thursday broke down when a young girl spelt out agony of unborn girl children to highlight issue of female foeticide at a function in the Kheda district.

Haryana's Manohar Lal Khattar seeks neighbouring states' help to improve sex ratio
India

Haryana's Manohar Lal Khattar seeks neighbouring states' help to improve sex ratio

Aiming to achieve a target of 950 plus sex ratio at birth by the end of the year, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has sought "coordinated efforts" among neighbouring states to check female foeticide.

Maneka's 'mandatory sex determination' idea irks women's organisations
India

Maneka's 'mandatory sex determination' idea irks women's organisations

Several women organisations on Friday strongly opposed Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion that prenatal sex determination be made compulsory to check female foeticide

Experts differ on Maneka Gandhi's 'alternate point of view' on ways to reduce female foeticide
India

Experts differ on Maneka Gandhi's 'alternate point of view' on ways to reduce female foeticide

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's enunciation of an "alternate point of view" to prevent female foeticide has drawn mixed reactions from experts.

Maneka's prenatal test remark draws sharp criticism from DCW's Swati Maliwal
India

Maneka's prenatal test remark draws sharp criticism from DCW's Swati Maliwal

The women and child development ministry on Tuesday clarified that there was no formal proposal for prenatal sex determination and the idea is at the discussion stage.

Maneka Gandhi's proposal on sex determination shocking and outlandish: Congress
Politics

Maneka Gandhi's proposal on sex determination shocking and outlandish: Congress

Congress reacted sharply to Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's proposal to make pre-natal sex determination test compulsory to check female foeticide.