sex ratio

Two Haryana officials suspended for fudging sex ratio

Chief Minister suspended the Registrar (Birth and Death) Mohinder Singh and Sub-Registrar (Birth and Death), Sandeep Kumar.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

Haryana horror! Private parts of four-year-old girl burnt

The incident was reported at village Mojukhera in Sirsa, Haryana, a state from where 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign was launched to improve skewed sex ratio.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Sex ratio in Haryana touches 950 mark for first time: Manohar Lal Khattar

Sex ratio in Haryana touches 950 mark for first time: Manohar Lal Khattar

For the first time in the history of Haryana, the sex ratio in the state has touched the 950 mark.

Apr 08, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

'Sex ratio in Haryana has crossed 900 girls per 1000 boys mark'

The number of girls per 1000 boys has crossed the 900 mark in Haryana, a remarkable achievement for the state known for its skewed sex ratio, this was informed by state Health Minister Anil Vij today.

Jan 11, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao': Significant rise in sex ratio at birth, says Maneka Gandhi

'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao': Significant rise in sex ratio at birth, says Maneka Gandhi

There is an increasing trend in Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) in 49 districts where the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao programme' has been implemented, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said here on Tuesday.

Apr 19, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
Govt may make prenatal sex tests compulsory to curb female foeticide

Govt may make prenatal sex tests compulsory to curb female foeticide

Maneka Gandhi said the Central government was mulling to lift the ban on sex determination of the foetus.

Feb 02, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

`Beti Bachao Beti Padhao` to extend to 61 more districts

The 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme was launched in 100 districts with poor sex ratio across India in January last year.

Jan 22, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

Haryana panchayat elections 2016: 'Save Girl campaign' logo to be stamped on voters

Polling for Panchayat elections would be conducted in three phases starting January 10, 2016 in Haryana.

Dec 20, 2015, 20:49 PM IST
Want to tie the knot? You should learn from this Chandigarh bride

Want to tie the knot? You should learn from this Chandigarh bride

The unique and amazing condition was put by the bride, before her husband, right before the pheras, on the wedding day, in a remote part of Haryana.

Dec 14, 2015, 23:54 PM IST
More women engage in casual sex, says new study

More women engage in casual sex, says new study

More women than men on college campuses may contribute to a hook-up culture, engage in casual sex and are more aggressive towards other desirable women who are perceived as rivals.

 

Dec 11, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

More girls dying before age 5 than boys in India: UN report

The report said that in India, while sex-selective abortions have been technically illegal since 1996, the law has had "little effect so far on the sex ratio at birth".

Oct 21, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

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.

Oct 16, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

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.

Oct 16, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Son preference is a global issue, say experts

Experts from various countries like South Korea, Germany and the USA urged for addressing the problem of sex selection on a priority basis.

Jul 19, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

Haryana proposes law for registration of pregnancy

Faced with an adverse sex ratio which is the worst among all states in India, the Haryana government is considering bringing a law under which registration of pregnancy would be made compulsory, a minister said Thursday.

Mar 05, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Haryana proposes law for registration of pregnancy

Faced with an adverse sex ratio which is the worst among all states in India, the Haryana government is considering bringing a law under which registration of pregnancy would be made compulsory, a minister said on Thursday.

Mar 05, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

No girl child? Then Himachal panchayats won't get funds

Determined to check its skewed sex ratio, the Himachal Pradesh government won`t fund panchayats if no girl is born in its domain. But there will be rewards for panchayats with a good sex ratio.

Mar 01, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Census 2011: Sex ratio, female literacy rate improve in UP

The overall sex ratio in Uttar Pradesh improved during the first decade of the century, though a decline in the number of girls for every 1,000 boys up to six years of age could be a cause for concern, according to data collated for the latest census.

Jan 17, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Make gender equality an international mass movement: Maneka

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has called for making gender equality an international mass movement, saying it should go beyond being a mere slogan.

Nov 20, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

Sex ratio at birth in Delhi increases

The sex ratio at birth in the national capital has increased from 886 females per 1000 males in 2012 to 895 in 2013, according to Delhi goverment`s annual report on registration of births and deaths in Delhi.

Aug 22, 2014, 17:40 PM IST