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The Death Unsung. Female F oeticide in India By Garima Jain. Let’s get our facts right!. According to United Nations an estimated 2000 unborn are illegally aborted everyday in India i.e. 1 million in a year! Girls liabilities and boys assets ?. Are we really growing?.

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the death unsung

The Death Unsung

Female Foeticide in India

By

Garima Jain

let s get our facts right
Let’s get our facts right!
  • According to United Nations an estimated 2000 unborn are illegally aborted everyday in India i.e. 1 million in a year!
  • Girls liabilities and boys assets?
who is responsible
Who is responsible?

Meghalaya : 972 females per 1000 males

South Delhi : 762 females per 1000 males

Mumbai Borivali: 728 females per 1000 males

steps by government
Steps by Government
  • 15 conditional cash transfer schemes
  • Cash transfer in the schemes happens at the age of 18 years – Dowry??
  • Targeted for BPL families - Not a BPL only phenomenon
steps by government contd
Steps by Government Contd.
  • Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1996
  • Farmers are willing to take loans at 25 percent interest per annum to get the test done
  • Technology reached at places where even potable water was not available
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