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Your child is not a shuttle cock: SC to warring parents

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 20:41

"A girl-child is not a chattel," warned the Supreme Court while lamenting at the order of the Madras High Court which treated a four-year-old as a "shuttle cock" in a custody battle between her parents.

Gujarat CM seeks help from holy men to save girl child

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 00:10

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel has sought co-operation from religious leaders in its movement to save the girl child and prevent female foeticide.

Violence against women should not be tolerated: Shabana

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:16

Noted actress Shabana Azmi feels violence against women should not be tolerated. The 63-year-old actress, who is associated with her NGO Mijwan that supports the girl child, participated in a session titled -- `Girl Rising Project` at the ongoing International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) here.

Girls should no longer be considered a burden: Priyanka

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:10

Actress Priyanka Chopra feels that the mindset of people in India needs to change and they should no longer think of a girl as a burden.

Newborn`s death: Govt panel meets family; Minister assures action

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 22:55

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has met the family of the newborn girl, whose body was found dumped inside a bio-waste truck at a hospital.

Body of newborn girl found dumped in garbage, probe ordered

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 22:55

The body of a newborn girl, which was supposed to be preserved in the mortuary of Mata Chanan Devi hospital here, was found lying in a bio-waste truck outside its premises this morning.

Hospital dumps girl`s body in garbage, Delhi CM says it`s `unacceptable`

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 20:34

Reacting to reports that private hospital had thrown the body of a new-born girl child into the garbage dump, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the incident was `unacceptable`.

Delhi hospital throws new-born girl`s body into garbage dump

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 16:45

In yet another shocking case of negligence by a leading private hospital in Delhi, the body of a new-born girl child was thrown into the garbage dump after she died of some infection in the early hours of Monday.

Karisma Kapoor performs for a cause

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 20:45

Actress Karisma Kapoor, who is choosy about her performances, bent the rules for Our Girl Our Pride, an initiative to empower the girl child. She said it`s also a "tribute to all the ladies" from her family.

AIIMS staff arrested for kidnapping child

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 22:39

A sanitation staff employed with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here was arrested Sunday afternoon for kidnapping a two-year-old girl child, police said.

No respite on falling sex ratio

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 14:50

India fares second worst among the 30 most populated countries in the world when it comes to the sex ratio.

If I ever have a child, I wish it’s a girl, says Salman Khan

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 08:32

Salman Khan created awareness about the ‘Girl Child, Women Empowerment’ programme, and said if he ever has a child, he wishes it should be a girl.