Tag: "infanticide" at medical news
New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings
...ng to parents that the child was a girl. "Female infanticide
is akin to serial killing. But female foeticide was more like a Holocaust. A whole gender is getting exterminated. It is a silent and smoothly executed crime which leaves no waves in its wake," Aravamudan writes. The author said it was not an easy ...
Two More Unwanted Children Left at Japan's 'baby Hatch'
...men who would otherwise resort to abortion or even infanticide
to cope with unwanted babies. Abortion is widely accepted in Japan, where adoption outside of extended families is rare. The hatch, modelled on a similar idea in Germany, looks like a mailbox with pictures of storks. When the door is opened, a nurs...
Diminishing Differences and Empowering Eves
... illiteracy, early marriage and childbirth, female infanticide
and a decreased access to health care. A western woman may face issues like teenage pregnancy, drugs, divorce or broken homes, while her eastern counterpart is a victim of gender discrimination and denial of several basic rights, like education. ...
Govt to Pass Amendment to Curb Sex Selective Abortions: Ramadoss
...ess on checking the menace of female foeticide and infanticide
in their constituencies. (Source: IANS News)...
Do Women Die In Childbirth Because It Is More Preferable?
...e fetus. Female infanticide: Reports of female infanticide
have been reported since the early times. However,...on when compared to sex-selective abortion. Female infanticide
represents the deliberate or intentional killing of girl children over liking for baby boys. Inadequ...
Hepatitis B A high cause of Asian Female Mortality
...s a vital role in female mortality, second only to infanticide
in Asian countries, finds a new study. Emily Oste...t of economics at Harvard University//, found that infanticide
may not be the only cause of the uncommonly high male to female ratios in many Asian countries, repo...
Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders
...only to god. Pre-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 ...
IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy
...ing at a regional workshop on female foeticide and infanticide
organised by the IMA, Tambaram, with support from the IMA headquarters and the UNICEF here. Dr. P. K. Kesavan, IMA State president, said the organisation was concerned over the issue and was committed to rooting out female foeticide. The IMA and no...