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Jun 07, 2018
Jharkhand sees rise in abandoned infants as lack of awareness, stigma lead mothers to dump unwanted babies by roadsideData collected by the Ashrayani Foundation, an NGO, under its Paa Lo Naa initiative, a drive against infanticide and abandonment of children, states that 121 children were found abandoned in Jharkhand since 2016 till May this year.
Aug 15, 2017
70 years of India's Independence: Kashmir unrest, hostile neighbours, intolerance give little cause for cheerThe growing list of problems, despite seven decades of freedom, don't leave much to cheer about on Independence Day on 15 August
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 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.
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.