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Sex ratio at birth declines in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat records 53-point fall, reveals Niti Aayog report
India

Sex ratio at birth declines in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat records 53-point fall, reveals Niti Aayog report

The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed on the need to check sex-selective abortion

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

SC has ordered Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove any content related to sex-determination
News & Analysis

SC has ordered Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove any content related to sex-determination

Supreme Court directed search engines - Google, Yahoo and Microsoft - to set up in-house expert bodies “forthwith” to ensure deletion of materials which went against Indian laws prohibiting pre-natal sex determination.

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?

Maneka Gandhi's plan to make child sex determination compulsory is a minefield of a proposal
India

Maneka Gandhi's plan to make child sex determination compulsory is a minefield of a proposal

Civil society groups working on the issue of female foeticide in India woke up to a rude shock this morning.

Is Maneka Gandhi putting mothers at grave risk by trying to save the girl child?
India

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.

Abortions by mail: How a Nagpur businessman is helping women across the world
India

Abortions by mail: How a Nagpur businessman is helping women across the world

The mail order abortion service has enabled thousands of women across the globe to assert their reproductive rights and attain greater control of their bodies.