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May 13, 2019
Madhya Pradesh's maternal mortality rate higher than rest of India: Amendment of laws needed to give women access to safe abortionEven though abortion is legal in India since 1971, ten women in the country die every day due to unsafe abortions performed by quacks and untrained 'doctors'.
Jul 14, 2018
Nashik civic body panel finds Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide guilty of violating PCPNDT Act for his 'mangoes for sons' remarkAn advisory committee of the Nashik Municipal Corporation has found Bhide guilty of violating the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act.
Mar 17, 2017
Sangli doctor's arrest unfolds a horrifying tale of female foeticide racket covering Maharashtra, KarnatakaSwati Jamdade died on 1 March while undergoing an abortion performed by Balasaheb Khidrapure. During investigation, police found 19 foetuses, some in a state of decay, some buried under a stream close to the hospital. Gradually, a horrifying tale of female foeticide unfolded.
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?
Jul 05, 2016
SC raps Google, Yahoo for 'patently violating law' by not blocking ads for pre-natal sex testsPre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994 banned pre-natal sex determination.
Jun 07, 2016
District magistrates to be held responsible for poor progress of 'Beti Bachao' campaign: Maneka GandhiDistrict magistrates will be held responsible for poor progress under the Centre's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, Union minister Maneka Gandhi said.
Feb 05, 2016
Maneka's 'mandatory sex determination' idea irks women's organisationsSeveral women organisations on Friday strongly opposed Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion that prenatal sex determination be made compulsory to check female foeticide
Feb 03, 2016
Maneka's pre-natal sex-determination test idea is novel, but moral, ethical holes aboundManeka Gandhi's suggestion is that all patients should be told about the sex of the baby beforehand. But those who have a female foetus should be specifically tracked to ensure that they are taken care of well.
Feb 03, 2016
Make child sex-determination must: Maneka Gandhi's idea is revolutionary, but it hasn't been thought outMake child sex determination during pregnancy compulsory, that the gender of the child be registered right from that moment and the birth be tracked, said Union Woman and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi suggested while she was attending the All India Regional Editors Conference in Jaipur on Monday.