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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

Female Feticide

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

Female Feticide

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

Female Feticide

'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 Feticide

Abortion and Sex-selective Abortion

Abortion is a hotly debated issue in the United States. Does a woman have a right to abort a fetus? Do fetuses have rights? When does a fetus become a rightful person? 1,141 more words

Why the anti-abortion movement is embracing gender equality

Martin Patriquin nails it:

No pro-choice type himself, former Prime Minister Stephen Harper was at least pragmatic enough to stamp out any anti-abortion rumblings emanating from the socially conservative recesses of his party.

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