The PCPNDT Act aims to stop female foeticide and arrest the declining sex ratio in India. Prenatal sex determination is banned under the Act.Mar 17, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
Supreme Court pulled up online search engines like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for failing to check advertisements pertaining to pre-natal sex determination.Jul 05, 2016, 19:24 PM IST
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.Mar 08, 2016, 23:01 PM IST
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 Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday issued notice to 89 hospitals and nursing homes in the national capital suspected of carrying out female foeticide.Oct 16, 2015, 00:27 AM IST
Horrific: Pigs were spotted playing with an aborted female foetus in Gurgaon, Haryana.Mar 02, 2015, 17:25 PM IST
An Indian-American woman, who has been accused of neglect in the death of her newborn baby a year ago, has been additionally charged with foeticide, a media report said.Aug 28, 2014, 21:16 PM IST
Jharkhand High Court has issued a notice to the state government seeking details of the steps taken by it to check instances of illegal abortion and foeticide in the state.Jul 17, 2014, 02:07 AM IST
With growing incidence of female infanticide & foeticide in country, about 2 crore bachelors will find it hard to get brides in coming time, NCW said.Apr 17, 2013, 19:49 PM IST
Beed district has become infamous for high incidence of female foeticide, with the worst child sex ratio in the state.Jun 08, 2012, 12:52 PM IST
In a bid to check female
foeticide, the All India Shia Personal Law Board has decided
to set up a helpline for community women where they can lodge
their complaints against the practice.
12-year-old Ishita Uppal today started her all-India voyage to spread message against female foeticide from here.Nov 20, 2009, 20:28 PM IST
President Pratibha Patil today
expressed concern over the growing practice of female
foeticide, saying it would damage the male-female ratio in the
country and disturb social fabric.