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The forgotten children

Evaluating the Cradle Baby Scheme after fourteen years.

Ashameera Aiyappan and Ruchika Jain | April 11, 2016

Around a month earlier, six weeks old Baby Ashika… 965 more words

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The Missing Millions: Female Infanticide in Tamil Nadu

By Aarthi Chezian

Over 117 million girls are missing in the world today, lost to femicide, the murder of women simply because they are women. [1] These 117 million girls do not exist because of cultural systems that deem them as worthless or unnecessary burdens. 840 more words

Femme Fatale

Safe in my mother’s marina
Was I brought out only to die?
Yes I’m a baby girl, not a boy
So was more enticing, my last sigh? 159 more words

Feasible to monitor the womb?

Feasible to monitor the womb?

Proposals to curb sex-selective abortion should be made with due deliberations even as social realities cripple India’s attempts to improve a skewed sex ratio. 918 more words

Female Feticide

Aputhrashya....

Do you agree for it?
“Yes”
The sentence being written
on uterine walls
was broken in middle.

Do you agree for it?
she lowered her head… 72 more words

Why Lifting the Ban on Sex Determination Is Bad News for Women in India

MY VIEW: Why Lifting the Ban on Sex Determination Is Bad News for Women in India

The intention to lift the ban on sex determination in order to check the falling child sex ratio has kicked up quite a controversy in India. 653 more words

Female Feticide

Make child sex-determination must: Maneka Gandhi's idea is revolutionary, but it hasn't been thought out

Make child sex-determination must: Maneka Gandhi’s idea is revolutionary, but it hasn’t been thought out

Union Woman and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi suggested that child sex determination during pregnancy be made compulsory, the gender of the child registered right from that moment, and the birth be tracked. 1,075 more words

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