CAUSES OF FEMALE FOETICIDE – WHY DO THEY DO THIS?
Female foeticide is a pressing issue – which calls to be addressed at once. However, to get to the root of this issue, it is essential to understand the causes behind it. In India, however, there isn’t actually a need to investigate into the problem...
Female Foeticide In India
India is a country of incredible ironies. It is a land where people worship myriad forms of female Shakti in quest of wealth, wisdom and power. In this country it is a common sight to see thousands of couples making arduous journeys every year to shrines of goddesses in order...
Contemporary Indian society professes a profound faith in every individual’s “right to life and dignity”. The rights relating to the weaker & vulnerable sections of Indian society especially women, and more specially the girl child were violated. The twin social evils...
Contemporary Indian society professes a profound faith in every individual’s “right to life and dignity”. The rights relating to the weaker & vulnerable sections of Indian society especially women , and more specially the girl child were violated. The twin social...
census, there are 933 females per 1000 males. Though there has been a six-point improvement in the female to male ratio from 1991 to 2001, which is an encouraging development after the eighteen-point drop from 1981 to 1991. All these figures explain the extensive female foeticide in India. Most north...
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...
The Female Quixote, written by Charlotte Lennox in 1752, tells the story of Arabella, a fine young lady who mistakes Romantic adventures for reality. Due to her situation of isolation after her father, the Marquis of –––– was banned from Court and left the town where they lived, she read Romances to...
Orissa Review * December - 2008
Female Foeticide in India : A Serious Challenge for the Society
Dr. Krushna Chandra Jena
Women who constitute half a human population have been discriminated, harassed and exploited irrespective of the country to which they belong, unmindful of the...
actions.) Research has shown that Researchers have found that language development begins before a child is even born, as a fetus is able to identify the speech and sound patterns of the mother's voice. By the age of four months, infants are able to discriminate sounds and even read lips. The way parents speak...
India is failing to prevent large-scale female infanticide and foeticide, according to a UN report. As a result, says the UN's World Population Fund, India has one of the highest imbalances in the world between males and females.
The Fund says that the low status of women in Indian society is mainly...
tic disorder that is caused by a break or weakness on the long arm of
the X chromosome (females have two X chromosomes and males have one X and one Y). The
gene where the break or weakness has occurred has been named FMR1 (Fragile X Mental
Retardation-1). Because of this defect, the gene...
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...
Female foeticide is the illegal practice of killing a foetus which is determined as a female. Female foeticide is prevalent in our country as a major social evil. The patriarchal social structure of India gives a secondary position to women.
Social belief goes that...
Let us now see how this Fundamental Right is working on the ground. Even after sixty years of Independence, we have the highest rates of female infanticide in the world. The constitution is still not able to protect the modesty of women. Caste wars are a common phenomenon with people killing...
a whigger was when I was in school. I was probably a freshman in high school and I was with my group of friends sitting at the lunch table. Well, a female that didn’t like me walked up to me. I don’t even remember her name. But, someone told me that she didn’t like me because I was taking all the African...
of its incoherence and contestation.
Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative (1997)
Main article: Performativity#Judith Butler's perspective on performativity
In Excitable Speech, Butler surveys the problems of hate speech and censorship. She argues that censorship is difficult...
Dustin York # 28
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December 3, 2008
Women in Combat Speech
As human beings, we are all equal and able to do the exact same things with enough effort and determination. In order to go into combat, a person must be physically and mentally prepared. A woman...
Pay attention to what are you saying!
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...
Female foeticide is the act of aborting a foetus because it is female. The frequency of female foeticide is indirectly estimated from the observed high birth sex ratio, that is the ratio of boys to girls at birth. The natural ratio is assumed to be between 103 to 107, and any number above it is considered...
Female Foeticide in India
What is female foeticide?
The act of aborting or terminating a foetus while it’s still in the womb, because it is female, is known as female foeticide. This can be done after determining the sex of the child before it’s born, through ultrasound scans.
Although, sex determination...
clean men’s mess and that the absence of women ends in a messy ways. There are some differences between Metamorphosis and Frankenstein regarding the female characters in both books. I think Metamorphosis focuses on the idea of gender equality and how the presence of a male provider can limit women’s opportunity...
means? I would be delivering a speech on ‘Why Gay Marriage Should Be Opposed”. Contrary to the popular belief that the word gay just meant ‘a man liking a man’, the exact meaning of gay is a homosexual, especially a man. So, the word could also be used for homosexual females. Nowadays, there is an increase...
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...
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Sojourner Truth, “Aint I a Woman?”
Johnson 4/1/12 Sojourner Truth, “Aint I A Woman?” Sojourner Truth’s speech, “Aint I a Woman,” is an in depth, personal account of slave life and the cycle of self-discovery by which Truth acknowledges the ills and dynamics...
“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...
female foeticide/ infanticide
The term female foeticide means killing the female foetus in the mother's womb. How cruel? The practice has been followed in India for ages, a country that once described its women as godessess. For this reason, Indian women will soon get extinct. Surprised? The most active...
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...
should drop dead!
CD H 24/4/13 19:19
Comment : Repetition of “and” shows
her excitement imagining her death. The list of
body parts shows her female jealousy of the
other woman’s body
CD H 24/4/13 19:20
Comment : Alliteration and
monosyllabic emphasising her intention
Stanza 7: She is...
In India, welfare measures like empowerment of women, reservation in Parliament, free education to girl child and a lot of other woman progressive initiative, do not make sense when we look at cases of female foeticide. There are only 933 females for every 1000 males against...
Education worthless without free speech?
by Nagla Rizk
Cairo - Last month I was invited to participate in The Doha Debates, a televised forum where experts debate the region’s most controversial topics, to discuss the motion: “Education is worthless without freedom of speech”. At the outset, one would jump...
differently, Britain's Mirror and Agence France Presse report of a new study from the U.K.'s University of Sheffield. While most of us actually hear female voices more clearly, men's brains hear women's voices first as music. But it's not music. It's someone giving them a honey-do list. So the brain goes...
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...
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 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...
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)...
China Focus - Pending
FEMALE INFANTICIDE WHICH IS RAMPANT IN SOME PARTS OF INDIA AND CHINA
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKET RESEARCH...
What Would Our Forefathers Say?
Free speech is one of the most controversial and most confusing of the amendments. Throw it into a college campus setting and it’s an extremely complex matter. Its guidelines are not clear because, given the nature...
guide when developing an outline for your persuasive speech
Name: Tylonn G Turner
Topic: Homosexuality in the Modern World's
Thesis: The objective of this speech is to persuade each listener to:
Understand and acknowledge...
because some of its themes can be interpreted or misinterpreted as statements on marriage, misogyny, feminism, female identity, domestic abuse, and romantic love. How has Kate’s final speech been staged over the years? Was it played straight or for irony? How might other characters respond to her account...
I. Plan the Speech:
Identify the topic of your speech. Choose a single focused message rather than trying to cover multiple topics.
Pinpoint your audience. Are you speaking to children or adults? Are you speaking to people who know nothing about your topic or people who are experts on your topic...
a big social problem Indians believe if a girl will be born into a family it will be a sin so they kill the female while it is still a fetus. Indian societies have a misconception about female fetuses. Indians think a girl will bring in a burden. Some Indians still believe in older customs like dowry...
streaming video (Google’s YouTube), and the blog (a contraction of the term "web log"). Unfortunately, much of the media uses these tools to demean females and help gain political advantage for their male counterparts.
In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed and women were finally...
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 been...
show off their socks or Dr. Martin's boots. Most skinheads wear their head completely shaved or at least at a number two to three clipper length. Most female skinheads had mod-style haircuts during the 1960's. In the 1980's revival, many women had feathercuts. Short on the crown, fringes on the back, front...
status of females in India aptly symbolizes India’s status of being a developing nation – miles away from becoming a developed state. Of course, India deserves to be in this list because here, in this 21st century, the girl child continues to be murdered before she is born. Female foeticide is still prevalent...
During a time of strife and turmoil in American history, one woman, Senator Margaret Chase Smith, extends herself by giving a speech on the moral and ethical failings of McCarthyism called “Declaration of Conscience.” Sen. Smith successfully approaches her audience using pathos and...
that interest me is about Body Dissatisfaction and the relationship between self esteem and restrained eating in female undergraduates. This is an experimental study. There were sixty female undergraduate students that completed questionnaires and also took part of the stressor and test test. The results...
resident assistants hosted a public forum in Rice hall on November 24, 2008 at seven o’clock evening time. They performed an informative and persuasive speech on the awareness of the date rape drug. The introduction was very effective which the person introduced herself and opened her introduction with a...
theatrical producer, and travel writer.
Hurston trained with Franz Boas while attending Barnard College in the mid-1920s and became the first black female anthropologist. In the participant-observer style of modern anthropology, she studied and documented African-American oral and religious traditions...
Diffrnce in female infanticide and foeticide
Oct 2012 article http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-loses-3-million-girls-in-infanticide/article3981575.ece
Latest : june 2013 http://digitaljournal.com/article/353738
Rural/urban : http://lawquestinternational.com/alarming-sex-ratio-and-problem-female-foeticide-and-infanticide-india
are forced to participate in making pornography that it is not on free will but they have no choice. Illegal immigrant regardless of being male or female are at risk of being forced participate in pornography work. Anti-pornography feminist states that their pro-sex counterpart are enjoying women subordination...
condensed women, mostly middle class women, to four virtues: “piety, purity, submissiveness and domesticity” (Welter, 152). This ideal had “prescribed a female role bound by kitchen and nursery, overlaid with piety and purity, and crowned with subservience” (Rosenberg, 13)
2.1 Oppression and Silence in The...
register of the text is informal and the lexis is colloquial. Words such as ‘cool’ and ‘pal’ are examples of non standard terms and probably reflects the speech style of the audience. The tone of the text is instructional and informative as the writer wants to instruct and persuade the reader to loose some...
wars and campaigns against other countries. Though many Athenians were training in public speaking and oration, it must be emphasized that Pericles' speech held a great degree of weight given the current war against the Peloponnesians and Pericles' status as General (and henceforth leader during wartime)...
concept of matriliny as the key to gender equality and polyandrous traditions.
Since time immemorial, the Indian society has looked down upon the female gender as the weaker and supressed section, curbing there freedom and typecasting them as householders. They are EXPECTED to be at the beck and call...
To some extent Chaucer can be seen to have made this selected text a ‘great comic entertainment’ by presenting a challenging female protagonist, who has an overwhelmingly dramatic nature, placing her in situations that the reader (when married) may have too. Comical irony is deeply embedded in this text...
of an unborn girl. Female foeticide means killing an unborn girl. Man has covered a long distance from prehistoric ages to 21stcentury, during this long period of time; women had to face different eras. There was a time when worshipping god was considered incomplete without a female presence and there...
powerless to men; evidently employing a despondent tone serving to personify Celie's subservient state.
Walker has cleansed herself of accurate speech and immersed herself into a world filled with flawed expression. The language employed by Celie in early letters conveys her striking ignorance. The...
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WHERE IS THIS MISS MISSING?
In India, female foeticide - the sex-selective abortion...
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...