– 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...
, 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...
“Why Men Don’t Listen and Women Can’t Read Maps” is a non-fiction book about a vast array of differences and similarities between males and females. Barbara and Allan Pease based their book on their own research on the brain, evolutionary biology, studies of social change and psychology. Some of 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...
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...
several thousand female fetus body parts were found in bags behind the clinic. 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...
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"Female Foeticide in India." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Apr. 2013. Web. 03 May 2013...
). 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...
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 female foetus after sex...
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Many scientists think that there are distinct differences in speech between women and men. Their theories are based on observations, which, in my opinion, make the difference quite obvious. Personally, I agree with the claim that women and men talk in different...
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
SOCIOLINGUISTICS: A speech community is a group of people who share a set of norms rules and expectations regarding the use of language. Investigating language from this perspective is known as sociolinguistics. In general terms, sociolinguistics deals with the inter relationships between language and...
further gave them the right to decide on having or not having the child. However, this good intentioned step was being used to force women to abort the female child. In order to do away with lacunae inherent in previous legislation, the Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse)...
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...
Thus, my thesis aims at showing that:
▪ women and men express and put down their feelings in different ways, proving that speech reflects and perpetuates gender inequality.
▪ for women this is a no win situation, no matter if their use of language allows men to dominate...
Responsible Obscenity Laws or Free Speech Abridgements
In Susan Brownmiller’s essay, “Let’s Put Pornography back in the Closet”, she expresses her view on obscenity laws which, in her opinion, are too lenient when it comes to the display of pornographic material.
Over the years literature...
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...
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...
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...
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...
* 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...
The origin of the Indian idea of appropriate female behavior can be traced to the rules laid down by Manu in 200 B.C.: "by a young girl, by a young woman, or even by an aged one, nothing must be done independently, even in her own house". "In childhood a female must be subject to her father, in youth to...
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...
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...
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 Indians...
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...
choices in vocabulary such as slang/profanity, and use of intensifiers. The observation revealed many interesting differences between both male and females at the elementary school level.
The fifth grade classroom I observed had thirty-one students with 16 boys and 15 girls. The classroom was very diverse...