– as she will go to her husband’s house after marriage, and the benefits of all that ‘investment’ shall go to his family.
As Justice YK Sabharwal, Chief Justice of India, rightly says (in his speech about Eradication of Female Foeticide, delivered in Patiala on December 17, 2006), that “Investing...
2008 PM Manmohan Singh launched the country's biggest ever campaign against the practice of female foeticide at the National Meeting on “Save the Girl Child”, and his commendable speech is printed below. It underlines the fundamental importance of educating girls in India, as this is the surest and...
changes are now required.
The unfortunate truth is that most of our people are still intellectually very backward, full of casteism, communalism and superstitions. ‘Honour’ killing, dowry deaths, female foeticide, etc are prevalent in large parts of India. Child malnutrition at 48% is...
with touching lines. Foetus were shown to express their desire to take birth and appealed mothers not to kill them in womb & stop female foeticide. ‘Tu Hi Tu’ last but not the least dedicated to all the women of the world to give them a salute and to make them feel proud of being a woven. This whole...
India,2001). The demographic profile of India clearly indicating the profoundness and wide spread prevalence of this social evil i.e. female foeticide. In Jaipur itself 3500 female foeticide per year on average seen and where killing is no sin.
Female foeticide: It is defined as...
the boys when someone either boy or girl would do something wrong or say the incorrect answer. Males are more likely to use swear words than females and forceful speech (Chaika 2008).
Another area of vocabulary difference I noticed in the classroom was the use of intensifiers by female students...
citizens. Free and high quality crèches and kindergarten schools for girls should be widely established. This would also provide employment opportunity for women. Women should be educated on the issue of female foeticide. Abortions only for medical reasons should be legalised. This also means wide...
brain specifically for speech. Since women have more brainpower dedicated to speech, they can more easily use the rest of the brain for multitasking. Females can also learn foreign languages faster and easier than males. One of the reasons that women feel the need to talk more often than men do is that...
pregnancy, because of any medical reasons, the opinion of two doctors is a must. Unlike abortion, female foeticide is usually done beyond the legal period i.e. when the foetus is much older and developed, and is done only because the foetus is a girl.
Female foeticide is a punishable offence in our...
speech. In contemporary English there are many reported differences in the talk of males and females. In same gender pairs having conversations, women generally discuss their personal feelings more than men.
ETHNIC BACKGROUND: in a more serious way we can observe that within any society difference...
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1) Introduction of what the topic is : define female foeticide
Female foetuses are selectively aborted after pre-natal sex determination, thus avoiding the birth of girls. As a result of selective abortion 35 to 40 million girls are missing in Indian population. The effect has...
. It is estimated that 10 million female fetuses have been killed over the past two decade. The clinic owner and manager were taken into custody.
The modern technology of amniocentesis made female foeticide very easy. The test was used for the purpose of showing any birth defects that might be...
awareness, health management, literacy, discouraging female foeticide, anti-dowry practices and the exposing of corrupt practices etc have been significantly promoted with the help of media.
On the Contrary…
The thinking behaviour and capability of people can be adversely affected by the media...
financial liabilities. The dowry system is invariably blamed.
We are not convinced that dowry alone is the main cause of female foeticide. Families that are well-off and do not have to depend on dowry to augment their income are also opting for female foeticide.
The real reason seems to be the high...
* Allowing the media to rely solely on TRP indicators do not indicate preferences of the masses of India.
The media should become an effective tool to fight against issues like Illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, women empowerment, female foeticide, other social issues and...
year between the ages of seventeen to twenty-five. Those openers related directly to the female crowd of colleges students’ whose ages ranged from seventeen to twenty-four. The main points of her speech could have been more organized. She jumped back repetitiously between her points. I said that the...
conventions and behaviours through which speech reflects and perpetuates gender inequality.
1.6. Female Speech vs. Male Speech Dichotomy
▪ the concept of woman’s language is very ancient and appears frequently: in proverbs- verbosity – Many women, many words, many geese, many turds (England...
). The demographic profile of India clearly indicating the profoundness and wide spread prevalence of this social evil i.e. female foeticide. In Jaipur itself 3500 female foeticide per year on average seen and where killing is no sin.
Female foeticide: It is defined as aborting a...
sex and desire or the existence of sexual material in literature, art, science, and education. She disapproves in the manner in which the female body is exploited solely for the purpose of erotic stimulation and pleasure, creating a culture that accepts the degradation of women as free speech...
democracy, more effective policy implementation, better family planning, women’s empowerment, elimination of social ills like child labour, female foeticide, prostitution, dalit exploitation and the like. Education is capable of liberating us.
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh...
violation of God’s law. It has a detrimental effect on the society and the individuals who are involved in this practice are responsible for such acts.3 But does the Indian society accept this reality? If so why female foeticide and female infanticide are on the increase ? The sex ratio has altered...
removing gender discrimination.
This Act seeks to end sex- determination tests and female foeticide and prohibits doctors from conducting such procedures for the specific purpose of determining the sex of the fetus. The Government also announced the National policy for empowerment of women in 2001...
NGO Rajasthan Netra Heen Kalyan Sangh
Location Gangori Bazar, Jaipur
NGO Rajasthan State Aids Control Society
Location C Scheme, Jaipur
NGO Shishu Greh Samaj Kalyan
Location Gandhi Nagar Ho, Jaipur
NGO’s working on Female Foeticide
NGO Shamsher Singh Foundation
contribution of women in the society. Today, whatever height man has achieved, women workout as a ladder For man. Infact,man is on the sky, sitting on the shoulder of woman . she is the foundation of every small to big task being undertaken.
Female foeticide is an evil. Even god doesn’t forgive the...
respondents approved of female foeticide. The respondents with this attitude felt one girl was more than sufficient in a family. Girls were meant to be born in the household of rich and big farmers and affluent families who could bear the expenses of rearing female children. Some respondents even went on...
are naturally preferred to girls.
iii)Financial Dependence of Females on Husband or In laws: In India, the socio-economic background has also been the villain behind the tragic female foeticide. Certain communities want to get rid of female child compelled by the circumstances of dehumanizing...
, in order to check female foeticide. Rules have also been framed under the Act. The Act prohibits determination and disclosure of the sex of foetus. It also prohibits any advertisements relating to pre-natal determination of sex and prescribes punishment for its contravention. The person who...
Female Feticide in India
Sheth L.U.J and Sir M.V. College of Arts, Science and Commerce.
Sr. | Topic |
1. | Introduction |
2. | Meaning |
3. | Cases |
4. | Current Situations |
5. | According to Census |
6. | Female Infanticide |
7. | Female Foeticide and...
allows it only under certain circumstances. (To find out more, click here.)
Therefore, by determining the sex of the baby and aborting it because it’s a girl, the parents as well as the participating physicians are breaking two major laws.
What impact does female foeticide have on the sex ratio...