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Friday, July 10, 2020

Female Infanticide


Happy Daughters' Day 2019: History, Importance and why we celebrate Daughters' Day

September 22, 2019 6:35 pm

Daughters' Day 2019 Date: Since we have a dedicated day for mothers and fathers, it is only apposite to have one for daughters as well.

Newborn girl found dead at garbage dump

November 24, 2014 12:04 am

A sweeper of Janata Colony went to the Military Camp to throw garbage at the dump and he found a newborn girl dead there

'Sex-selection abortions cause of missing girls in India'

April 08, 2014 1:04 pm

In parts of India,for example,126 boys are born for every 100 girls.

No Country for Little Girls

June 21, 2013 1:01 am

In her new feature Kajarya,Madhureeta Anand brings two women from contrasting social backgrounds together to talk about female infanticide

woman kills her two-year-old daughter by throwing her in a well

September 02, 2012 2:54 pm

The parents of the 29-year-old woman,a divorcee,decided to fix her a second marriage.

In Raj village infamous for infanticide,rakhis for all men

August 13, 2011 2:57 pm

Practice of infant girls is widespread in Devra,which has welcomed only one marriage party in last 110 years.

Dowry,security concerns lead to female infanticide: study

July 10, 2011 1:30 am

Dowry and security concerns for girls are among key reasons for parents preferring sons,demographers at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics,who have been analying the Census data and correlating the findings,have discovered.

Maharashtra govt worried over skewed sex ratio in Beed

May 17, 2011 10:43 am

The government is charting out plans to crackdown on the growing incidence of female infanticide in the region.

New-born dies after being buried alive by family members

May 03, 2011 12:09 pm

In a case of female infanticide,a new-born girl was buried alive allegedly by her family members.

Vegetable diet ‘gives you daughters’

January 03, 2011 12:38 pm

In a country that is haunted by female infanticide,the news that there may be a vegetable-baby's sex link is not welcome at all,but then what can you do?