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Feb 17, 2018
Sex ratio at birth declines in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat records 53-point fall, reveals Niti Aayog reportThe 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
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 20, 2017
SC has ordered Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove any content related to sex-determinationSupreme 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.
Jan 21, 2017
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?
Feb 03, 2016
Maneka Gandhi's plan to make child sex determination compulsory is a minefield of a proposalCivil society groups working on the issue of female foeticide in India woke up to a rude shock this morning.
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.
Sep 30, 2014
Abortions by mail: How a Nagpur businessman is helping women across the worldThe mail order abortion service has enabled thousands of women across the globe to assert their reproductive rights and attain greater control of their bodies.