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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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Anti-female feticide rally
NAGPUR: In an effort to create awareness about female foeticide, the district administration in collaboration with various doctors' organizations, Zilla Parishad and various colleges and schools is organizing a massive rally on August 1.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4
Sex Ratio 5
Primary Data 8
Secondary Data 8
Reproduction rights: - 9
Economic stability: 9
Female Foeticide in India
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Female Foeticide in India
By Indu Grewal and J. Kishore
Some of the worst gender ratios, indicating gross violation of women’s rights, are...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
measures comprised the two-pronged strategy of what has now famously been termed the “Nawanshahr Model” throughout the country to check the menace of female foeticide.
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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...
formation, so that couples who do not want to have girl child abort the fetus. In other words, they get their child murdered in the womb. Although girl foeticide is illegal in India and culprits can get several years of punishment, it is very difficult to prove it. The two parties, the doctor and the couple...
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...
Female foeticide is the illegal practice of killing a foetus while it is in the womb, because it is a female. It is prevalent in our country as a major social evil. Abortion of female foetus is an act of murder. God is the author of life and nobody should have the right to take it...
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...
Sciences Vol 1 Issue 1 January 2006
Female Foeticide and Infanticide in India: An Analysis of Crimes against Girl Children
Sneh Lata Tandon1 and Renu Sharma2
University of Delhi, Delhi, India Abstract Sex selective abortions and increase in the number of female infanticide cases have become a significant...
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...
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...
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Female Feticide is the act of aborting a fetus because it is female. This is a major social problem in India. Foetal sex determination and sex selective abortion by medical professionals has today grown into a Rs. 1,000 crore industry (US$ 244 million). Social discrimination...