Female Foeticide
Jharkhand  /  Published 13.10.20

Devotees flock to Bokaro Durga temple with a wish for daughter

Practice, which is on for 170 years, is drawing a growing number of couples...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.20

Gone Girl: Losing female foetuses

It is clear that deep-seated prejudice cannot be eradicated only by criminalizing pre-natal sex determination...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 22.08.20

India's daily loss put at 1,200 female foetuses

A study has estimated that the average annual number of missing female births up to 2025 through sex-selective abortions would be 469,000 from 2017 to 2025 and 519,000 from 2026 to 2030...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.20

Skewed sex ratio rings alarm in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh district has been asked to look into the matter and take remedial steps...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.19

Drop in maternal mortality ratio is the first step

Policymakers need to look at women’s reproductive health comprehensively...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.19

Unethical population control policies will backfire

A reduction in population can only successful when it is achieved through awareness and willing citizen participation...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.19

Conservation is a low priority for our legislators

It is worrying, but not entirely unexpected, that 22 species of flora and fauna have gone extinct in India in the past few centuries...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Scrapping sex determination ban is an absurd idea

Instead, the lacunae in the law must be examined so that it can be reimagined and better implemented...
By The Editorial Board


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