To tackle gender imbalance in the state, the West Bengal government has launched a campaign against female infanticide, which includes organising awareness programmes and monitoring ultrasonography clinics, an official said Friday.
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.
A newly born girl was found abandoned in Boriyapura village in the district, police said.
According to Census 2011, Rajasthan has 883 girls between the age of 0-6 for every 1,000 boys. The child sex ratio in 2001 was 909.
In what appears to be a case of female infanticide, the body of a new-born girl was recovered from a dump in the national capital on Thursday.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai