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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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Book Review: Disappearing Daughters: The Tragedy of Female Foeticide by Gita Aravamudan

A shocking and chilling study of systematic extermination of women

Some books are shocking, some are provocative and some are outrageous. However, there are only a few that force the reader out of passive reverie; … 1,162 more words

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Crave for a Boy

I wonder what sex selective abortion could do…
Your future would be clouded with guilt.
Your future would be consumed by what if.
Your future would bleed tears of unhappiness. 19 more words

Abolish Female Infanticide- Kill them Slowly Instead

Twenty Five percent of Northwest British India, what constitutes Pakistan today, used to kill off half their female infants in the 19th century. Statistics from the end of the 20th century state that 3.1 million girls are missing in Pakistan and according to Edhi Foundation, the number of female infanticides is on the rise. 756 more words

Doctor fights India’s culture of gendercide in ultrasound case

Doctor fights India’s culture of gendercide in ultrasound case

India’s silent war on unborn girls in the womb is being highlighted by a courageous doctor who claims that her husband pressured her to abort her daughters after an illegal ultrasound revealed their gender. 381 more words

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Indian doctor fights landmark case to highlight girl deficit

Indian doctor fights landmark case to highlight girl deficit

Indian doctor alleges husband tricked her into having ultrasound to reveal sex of her children

An Indian paediatrician who has accused her husband of tricking her into revealing the sex of her unborn girl twins and then allegedly pressurising her into aborting them is waging a landmark legal battle over the case at India’s high court. 342 more words

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