University to Campaign Against Female Foeticide in Punjab
For a technical university preparing engineers and other professionals, female foeticide
and drug addiction would be quite unlikely topics to take up but the Punjab Technical University (PTU) is all set to launch an awareness campaign on these social issues. //
The campaign by PTU gets underwa...
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 feticide ...
Female Foeticide Continues To Be On Rise In India
Even though the government of India launches several welfare schemes for women and children, India still struggles to check the female foeticide, which continues to be on the upward mark. //
While the government launches programmes for women and children to mark International Women's Day Wednes...
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 ...
Private Hospital in Rajasthan Booked for Foeticide
Perturbed by reports of female foeticides in the state, the Rajasthan government has decided to file a police complaint against an Udaipur-based private hospital// for violating the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.
The decision was taken Tuesday night after a week-long investigatio...
Seven Doctors Suspended After Sting Op On Female Foeticide
Seven women doctors have 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), R...
Rajasthan Doctors Booked For Female Foeticide
The Rajasthan government has filed police complaints against 21 doctors alleged to have been involved in the practice of female foeticide.//
The director of family welfare, acting on a direction from Health Minister Digamber Singh, filed complaints against the doctors with the Ashok Nagar poli...
Gujarat Minister's Motorbike Campaign Against Female Foeticide
As part of a campaign against female foeticide, Gujarat's Urban Development Minister I.K. Jadeja will lead a rally of motorcyclists in his constituency from Thursday. //
Citizens, NGOs, religious leaders and other ministers will join Jadeja in his campaign, the "Matru Vandana Yatra", which is...
Gender Equality, the Key Factor to Curb Foeticide: Dr. Ramadoss
... Speaking at a function on Against Female foeticide
organized by the National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW) in New Delhi to...e, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss said a long-term solution to the problem of female foeticide
lies in creating the right socio-economic environment, where sons and daugh...
India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report
...rage of 1,050 females -- mainly due to selective abortion in the country where many people prefer to have male children.
"This will check both foeticide
and infant mortality," the minister for women and child development Renuka Chowdhury told the Hindustan Times daily.
Officials said the data w...