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'Ensure proper working of law banning sex tests of foetus'

‘Ensure proper working of law banning sex tests of foetus’

The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, which aimed at stopping female foeticide and arresting declining sex ratio in India by banning and penalising sex determination of unborn babies, is not being implemented effectively and there is a huge need to sensitise society on it, say experts. 149 more words

Female Infanticide

Deception: The Paris Winter

Review: The Paris Winter, by Imogen Robertson
St. Martin’s, 2013. 360 pp. $26

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But Maud Heighton, the protagonist of this excellent thriller set in 1909, can’t help herself. 706 more words

Reviews And Columns

Gender Inequality in India - Part 2

The safety issue of women, you know the amount of rapes we have or at least the ones which are reported, now it’s been coming more and more in the limelight by becoming way more conscious of gender inequality there is. 553 more words

Gender Discrimination

Gender Inequality (India) - Part 1

I find most men, very hypocritical when they talk about women.
And I think that is an issue. And it all stems from the fact that they think women are some other kind of beings. 472 more words

Gender Discrimination

Is Housework only a Woman's Job?

Beyond the shadow of a doubt, a mother plays an important role in the growth and development of the future generation. A better educated, practical and efficient mother, has a more positive impact on the child’s development. 891 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 Infanticide