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Aug 07, 2018
9 percent of all abortions are following sex selection in India, says IDF, asks India to focus on women's healthVinoj Manning, 55, executive director of Ipas Development Foundation (IDF), India, an advocacy group dedicated to preventing and managing unwanted pregnancies, tells IndiaSpend in this interview that no more than 9 percent of all abortions are for sex selection.
Mar 27, 2017
Surrogacy Bill: Male infertility 'ignored', let's see what politics is played around womb, says author Pinki Virani“This Bill moves the burden of surrogate birth from a paid-strange woman to an unpaid-known one within the exploitative confines of the family she is deemed as ‘married into’,” says Pinki Virani, author of Politics Of The Womb – The Perils Of IVF, Surrogacy & Modified Babies. The Surrogacy [Regulation] Bill 2016, post-introduction in Parliament, is currently being examined by a Rajya Sabha Standing Committee.
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?
Oct 23, 2016
India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the countryStudies now indicate that hitherto relatively unaffected Indian states now have also got plunging child sex ratios.
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.
Sep 27, 2013
Asians in UK 'gendercide' row: Importing regressive practices?An estimated 200,000 abortions are carried out in England and Wales every year prompting criticism that it is "available on demand".
Jun 14, 2013
Behind Gurgaon's high growth and literacy, a shockingly low sex ratioWith 854 girls per 1000 boys, Gurgaon district reported the lowest sex ratio in the state, even as it attained maximum literacy rate 84.7 per cent- belying conventional wisdom that education creates social progress.
Sep 06, 2012
Chargesheet filed against Beed doctors for illegal abortionsA chargesheet has been filed in a local court against two doctors for allegedly aborting foetuses illegally at their hospital, police said on Thursday.