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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infanticide
Last updated: Apr 26 2017 14:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bizarre solution 26.4.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
In an inexplicable move, the Maharashtra Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee recommends making screening of sex selection mandatory to prevent gender-based abortions. By LYLA BAVADAM
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Pregnant student accuses coordinator of harassment 26.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Mobile caravans launched for gender sensitisation in Punjab villages 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Six mobile caravans were launched here on Tuesday to sensitise people in the rural areas about issues of gender-based discrimination in Punjab.
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Punjab to put ultrasound centres under surveillance 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With the sex ratio in Punjab in dismal figures, the state's Health Department announced on Monday that all ultrasound centres across the state would be put under surveillence.
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Indian couples may be aborting female foetus in Canada: report 24.4.2017 DNA: Health
Indian-origin couples living in Canada, mostly from Punjabi and Hindi-speaking communities, may be practising sex selective abortions due to their preference for sons, a new research has claimed.
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Punjabis may be aborting female foetus in Canada too: Study 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indians are known for their preference for male children, and according to a new study, some Indian-origin couples living in Canada -- mostly those from Punjab and the Hindi heartland -- may be practicing sex selective abortion out of a preference for boys.
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15-year-old used as sex slave by aunt for 3 years, rescued 24.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Chief justice wants harsh action against child abusers 23.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
Javier Aguilar, chief of child protection, Unicef India said it was commendable that the judiciary was taking the lead in ensuring child rights.
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Prepare action plan to reduce the infant, maternal mortality rate: UP CM tells officials 22.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
The CM also made it clear to the officers that laxity in the implementation of schemes meant for the welfare of women and children will not be tolerated.
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Reduce infant and maternal mortality rate in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath tells officials 22.4.2017 DNA: Mumbai
 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the state officials to prepare an action plan to reduce the infant, child and maternal mortality rate in the state. He also stressed on taking steps to check female foeticide. In a meeting with the officials of the family welfare department last night, Adityanath also stressed on the need to ensure that children get better nutrition. The chief minister also made it clear to the officers that laxity in the implementation of schemes meant for the welfare of women and children will not be tolerated, an official spokesman said. Besides emphasising on the immunisation programme for children, the Chief Minister asked for taking firm action under the rules to check female foeticide for maintaining gender ratio in society. As per statistics provided by the Centre, Uttar Pradesh has an infant mortality rate of 78 i.e. 78 out of 1,000 children in the state die before they reach the age of five. The data suggests that this is the worse in the country amongst all the ...
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What does being pro-India mean? 21.4.2017 Rediff: Columns
Those who feel the irresistible need to express strong sentiment for our nation and its contents must consider being pro-Indian, whether this Indian be jawan, cobbler, Kashmiri, lesbian, Dalit, protester, pujari, businessman or child.
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'Ratio of young Indian women will drop sharply' 20.4.2017 TOI: Home
For people ages 15 to 34, the number of women for every 1,000 men will drop to 898 in 2031 from 939 in 2011, the report says, using projections from the World Bank. That decline outpaces a more modest drop in the sex ratio among the general population in the same period, and indicates the continuing practice of sex-selective abortion, experts say.
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Amarinder orders crackdown on sex determination centres 19.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on illegal sex determination centres in Punjab.
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Sex determination racket busted 19.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Three private hospitals in Khammam allegedly conducting illegal tests and also abortions
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France's Left and Right: The evolution from the French Revolution to now 18.4.2017 Latest News
Ahead of first round of polls, 42% of French people said that they still haven't made up their minds
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Will Trump's global family planning cuts cause side effects? 18.4.2017 Latest News
US govt has identified 24 priority countries for family planning assistance
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Sena opposed to mandatory sex-determination tests 15.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The Shiv Sena has written to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, urging him not to accept the idea of mandatory sex determination recommended by the state Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
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Maharashtra's sex ratio at birth falls to 899 15.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Maharashtra's sex ratio at birth dipped by eight points in 2016 as compared to the previous year, according to a report from the state health department. The report says the ratio of newborn girls per 1,000 boys went down from 907 in 2015 to 899 in 2016.
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Seoul to dedicate museum to Pyongyang's human rights violations 14.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
South Korea is set to open a museum in its capital, aimed at raising awareness about the violation of human rights in North Korea, the Ministry of Unification said on Friday.
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Trump defunds abortion clinics, signs bill rolling back Obama-era rules 14.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Trump who signed several laws with flourish in front of cameras but did this one behind closed doors
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