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Inconvenient Truths

 Inconvenient Truths

“Invest Rs.500 now and save Rs.50, 000 later” are advertisements still seen in Indian cities for gender biased sex-selection and elimination.Writer, Patralekha Chatte… 299 more words

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News India News Mumbai News Supreme Court Delhi: Mitu Khurana loses 11-year fight against sex determination

Delhi: Mitu Khurana loses 11-year fight against sex determination

Bringing an end to Khurana’s almost 11-year struggle for justice, the Supreme Court dismissed Dr Mitu Khurana’s petition against the Delhi high court… 271 more words

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Justice for Dr Mitu Khurana ~ Petition

Justice for Dr Mitu Khurana Petition

Dr Mitu Khurana is a doctor. Her parents are also doctors and she comes from a respected, educated family. Dr Mitu Khurana has been fighting against the discrimination towards her daughters and harassment towards her by her in laws. 181 more words

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India's disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

India’s disappearing daughters: Child sex ratios continue to plummet all over the country

Exactly a month ago, Dr Mitu Khurana lost a 11-year-old court battle. This gutsy mother of twin daughters was the first woman in India to file a case under the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act – the great legal tool which is supposed to protect the lives of our unborn daughters. 607 more words

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India's 'obsession with sons' means millions of lonely men

India’s ‘obsession with sons’ means millions of lonely men

The persistence of India’s outlawed dowry system and the availability of illegal gender-testing has resulted in millions more boys than girls. 184 more words

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