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Hospitals in Thane to be inspected to check foeticide

The PCPNDT Act aims to stop female foeticide and arrest the declining sex ratio in India. Prenatal sex determination is banned under the Act.

SC raps Google, Yahoo for failing to check pre-birth test ads

Supreme Court pulled up online search engines like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for failing to check advertisements pertaining to pre-natal sex determination.

Government to launch campaign against dowry, foeticide: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government will plan a campaign involving people to fight against the menace of foeticide and dowry.

Delhi's skewed sex ratio: Is female foeticide the reason?

Delhi's sex ratio has become more and more skewed over the years. One study of families which already have one or more daughters shows just 219 girls being born for every 1,000 boys.

Delhi government acts against female foeticide

 Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday issued notice to 89 hospitals and nursing homes in the national capital suspected of carrying out female foeticide.