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
Making sex determination tests mandatory, as proposed in Maharashtra, is fraught with issues
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.
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?
Civil society groups working on the issue of female foeticide in India woke up to a rude shock this morning.
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.
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.