December 26, 2020 2:41 am
The BMC data shows from 929 in 2015, Mumbai's sex ratio at birth inched up, noticeably, to 937 in 2016. Since then, the trend has more or less remained stagnant. Sex ratio improved to 938 in 2017, to 939 in 2018 but dipped back to 937 by 2019.
December 24, 2020 10:02 am
In contrast, the BMC’s birth registration data shows Mumbai city’s sex ratio at birth at 932 and Mumbai suburbs at 942 girls per 1,000 boys.
December 18, 2020 1:01 am
Prof Usha Ram at the department of public health and mortality studies, International Institute of Population Sciences, told The Indian Express that comparison of sex ratio at birth from CRS and NFHS would be incorrect as both have their own limitations
October 17, 2020 9:47 am
There is an urgent need to reach young people both for reproductive health education and services as well as to cultivate gender equity norms. This could reduce the effect of population momentum and accelerate progress towards reaching a more normal sex-ratio at birth. India’s population future depends on it.
January 13, 2019 9:08 am
A skewed sex ratio and poor educational qualifications mean Patidar men must look for Kurmi brides outside the state. But there are a few happy endings after four days of a mass wedding in Ahmedabad.
September 04, 2018 2:31 am
Tribal population in states like Goa (1,046), Kerala (1,035), Arunachal Pradesh (1,032), Odisha (1,029), Meghalaya (1,013) and Chhattisgarh (1,020) show a positive sex ratio.
August 19, 2018 11:53 am
The study titled ‘Effectiveness of India’s National Programme to save the girl child: experience of Beti Bachao Beti Padao (B3P) programme from Haryana state’ pointed out that how the campaign was monitored at the highest level including by the Chief Minister himself.
January 27, 2018 8:52 pm
The commissioner found that the gender ratio in the electoral rolls of all the three constituencies was around 778 females per 1000 males against the expected 852.
October 16, 2017 9:56 am
Mansa district is under surveillance since ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ programme was launched. But as per latest figures, the child sex ratio (by birth) has dropped 31 points — from 925 last year to 894.
September 20, 2017 10:52 am
With the Election Commission stressing on enrolling women voters, 25,56,000 women have been enrolled in the voters’ list in the last five years. This is more than 23,85,000 men voters added in the same period.
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