IMA supports Maneka Gandhi's view on making pre-natal sex determination compulsory

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Saturday came out in support of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion to make pre-natal sex determination compulsory to check female foeticide.

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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.

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Haryana khap does its bit to end female foeticide

No third child after the birth of two daughters and only Re. 1 to be taken by the groom as dowry from a girl’s family. These were among a host of rulings given out by a Khap Panchayat here to discourage the practices of female foeticide and dowry.

Haryana villages to be awarded for improving sex ratio

The minister said the manufacturers of all ultrasound machines, their suppliers, mechanics and technicians would also be registered so as to keep a strict vigil.

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Here's how birth of a 'baby girl' can be a boon for you - Read

With every little ones' first cry comes a man banging a steel plate with a stick and ward boys and nurses running on the street offering "congratulations" and sweets to people.

Our education system lacks moral teachings: Himachal Pradesh Governor​

Our education system lacks moral teachings: Himachal Pradesh Governor​

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Sunday said that our education system has literacy but it lacks "moral" teachings and stressed on the need to introduce morality in our education system and make our students "cultured and morally sound".

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.

Ridhima Sud's next on female foeticide

Ridhima Sud's next on female foeticide

 Actress Ridhima Sud, who was last seen in Zoya Akhtar-directorial “Dil Dhadakne Do”, will now play the role of a journalist in a documentary drama which focuses on the strong subject of female foeticide.

Sex determination: Supreme Court asks Google, Yahoo, Microsoft to respond

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd to respond to the allegations that they were violating Indian laws and a court order by not blocking advertisements on sex determination of a foetus.

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'Beti Bachao' good move in right direction: All-girl band

'Beti Bachao' good move in right direction: All-girl band

The Tetseo Sisters, an all-girl band from the northeast, has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, saying it was a "good move in the right direction" and they will be happy to contribute in highlighting the need for gender equality.

SC raps Centre for not publicising order on female foeticide

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the conduct of Centre, Delhi government and various states for not giving wide publicity to its directions on female foeticide for strict implementation of law prohibiting sex determination.

Khaps want strict law against female foeticide

The influential Khaps or caste councils from three states have vowed to work to end female foeticide and demanded a provision for 10-year jail to the guilty, arguing that if such strict law can be framed for cow slaughter why not for protecting girl child.

Educating girls best way to stabilise population: Nitish Kumar

Bihar government is arranging facilities to provide higher secondary education to all girls as "educating girls is the best way to stabilise population", Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said.

Stringent steps taken to check female foeticide: Himachal CM

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said his government was "seriously concerned" about the low female sex ratio and that stringent steps are being taken to check female foeticide in the state.