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Feb 22, 2019
In a remote Rajasthan national park, two women forest guards forge a friendshipIn Rajasthan, a state where the sex ratio is low and the rate of female infanticide is high, two women who hold post graduate degrees are working as forest guards, finding comfort in their friendship amid the arid desert and the loneliness of their jobs
Oct 11, 2018
International Day of the Girl Child Quiz: Reproductive tourism, gender-biased abortions are killing world's female childrenOn 11 October, marked as the International Day of the Girl, take this quiz to test your awareness of the challenges faced by the girl child in India and across the world
Sep 10, 2018
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
May 27, 2017
From triple talaq to honour killing, 'tradition' is an excuse used to suppress womenFrom triple talaq to honour killings, sati, johar, infanticide — why are traditions that harm women seen as protective mechanisms?
Apr 02, 2017
The lost and found girls of UsilampattiUsilampatti, near Madurai, was infamous for its large incidence of female infanticide. Then, a number of its 'missing daughters' were found living in an illegal missionary-run home in nearby Tiruchi.
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 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.
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?
Jan 12, 2012
Khap panchayats are here to stay; let’s not alienate themThe experience of Doongaron ka tala shows that the influence of khaps could be put to socially beneficial uses.