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IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

... He was speaking at a regional workshop on female foeticide and infanticide organised by the IMA, Tambaram, wi...areness drive should be launched to prevent female foeticide and infanticide. Mr. L. K. Tripathy, Health Secretary, pointed to three indicators in the census 2...

Government Takes Tough Stand Against Falling Sex Ratio

...nish those who aid and abet the practice of female foeticide including doctors and parents alike. The surveillance cells will have senior retired police, legal and medical consultants so that all the areas of the situation are adequately covered. Sting operation to nab the culprits will not harass pregnant wom...

Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders

...e-conceptual sex selection, female infanticide and foeticide have contributed to the sex ratio declining in some parts of the country to 800 girls for every 1,000 boys. Punjab and Haryana have emerged as places where the ratio of girls is the lowest in the country. NGOs and film luminaries like Nandita Das an...

Female Foeticide Practiced More By Educated People

Population experts have revealed that female foeticide is increasingly being practiced by the educated upwardly mobile population of India. // The educated people in the country consider sons as a source of wealth, and poverty is not the only reason for these selective abortions. This is happening in spi...

Female Foeticide Continues To Be On Rise In India

...l even before she is born with incidents of female foeticide on a continuous rising graph. Ironically, child...ryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh. "Female foeticide in the country is increasing because it has taken the shape of an organised crime and has not remain...

Rajasthan Doctors Booked For Female Foeticide

... doctors would be punished if found guilty. Female foeticide is a crime and the government plans to take effect...ork exposed the doctors running a racket of female foeticide a few weeks ago. The government was also working out the formalities to cancel the registration of...

Rajasthan Government Plans to Monitor Private Health Centres

... of excessive charges, negligence in treatment and foeticide by private health establishments was the reason behind the move. A similar law, 'Rajasthan Clinical Establishment Act 2001', was enacted by the former Congress regime. However, some political leaders and health organisations pressurised the then go...

Seven Doctors Suspended After Sting Op On Female Foeticide

...ve been suspended for their alleged role in female foeticide following a TV news channel sting operation beamed yesterday. // The doctors - Sumitra Gill (Jhunjhunu), Shanti Bansiwal (Tonk), Meenu Korpal (Kota), Priyanaka Saxena (Sawaimadhopur), Madhu Mathur (Jhalawar), Rajkumar Choudhary and Seema Choudhary ...

Govt to Pass Amendment to Curb Sex Selective Abortions: Ramadoss

... spread awareness on checking the menace of female foeticide and infanticide in their constituencies. (Source: IANS News)...

Delhi Accounts for 23,000 Female Fetus Abortions Last Year

...dies here. DCW chairman Kiran Walia said female foeticide is genocide and to increase conviction, "such cases should be handled by special fast track courts". Walia said portable ultrasound machines were playing a major role in these cases and PNDT authorities should regulate their use in Delhi. Express...

BJP Seeks Tougher Laws Against Pre-Natal Sex Tests

... "It's appalling to see a high incidence of female foeticide in a country where goddesses are worshipped. Such ...re equally responsible for proliferation of female foeticide in the country. "Parents who kill their unborn babies because of their gender and doctors who assis...

Private Hospital in Rajasthan Booked for Foeticide

...om the hospital suggesting it could be involved in foeticide practices. The minister said that a detailed son...nnel last month had exposed the practice of female foeticide in many north Indian states including Rajasthan. The illegal practice further worsens the gender r...

Despite High Literacy Rate Female Foeticide is on the Rise in Kerala

Increasing incidents of female foeticide in Kerala have come as a surprise to politicians and rights leaders alike, mainly because of the state's high literacy rate.// "The number of girls in the 0-6 years category is coming down in Kerala and this has happened just because of female fetic...

University to Campaign Against Female Foeticide in Punjab

...reparing engineers and other professionals, female foeticide and drug addiction would be quite unlikely topics ...eas to bring the message to the people that female foeticide and drug addiction were causing irreversible damage to the society in Punjab. Source-Newswise...

Insurance Cover for Girl Child

...s for stringent implementation of PNDT Act. Female foeticide should be treated as a crime and not just a social... creating mass awareness about the issue of female foeticide at the grassroot level. Suitable incentive schemes should be chalked out to reward Panchayats for do...

Madhya Pradesh Gets Tough on Sex Determination Tests

...cently petitioned against the prevalence of female foeticide in the state. "Though the act exists, its poor implementation has seen an alarming decline in the child sex ratio over the past two decades. From a child sex ratio of 975 girls per 1,000 boys in the state in 1981, it has declined to 932 girls as pe...

More Bones of Aborted Fetuses Recovered from Hospital Premises

...14 years were found. Here initial reports indicate foeticide or infanticide," Vishnoi told IANS. "Only an in-depth inquiry can lead to any conclusion," he said, adding that police were investigating the matter and all documents were being examined. "We have sought complete details of the matter from the di...

Art of Living Fights for Girl Child in Punjab

...und 700 females per 1,000 males. The anti-female foeticide campaign that started from the famous Sikh religious shrine Damdama Sahib at Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district, concluded at Khamano in Fatehgarh Sahib. Sikh religious leaders, including the main clergyman Joginder Singh Vedanti of Akal Takht, len...

Orissa CM Orders Probe into Female Foeticides

...olice to probe into the recent incidents of female foeticide in the state's Nayagarh district, officials said . On July 14, seven female foetuses, about eight months old, were found in polythene packets at Pratapgarh cave near Duburi in Nayagarh district, some 100 km from here, by local residents. Police h...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

... infanticide is akin to serial killing. But female foeticide was more like a Holocaust. A whole gender is getti...ir first conviction. "Our laws against dowry and foeticide are excellent, but only on paper," the writer said. In a gruesome discovery last month, dozens of ...

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