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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


Ray of hope nawanshahr in punjab
Ray of Hope - Nawanshahr in Punjab


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