National Girl Child Day: NGO for implementation of act banning pre-natal sex determination

At a time where female children still face gender discrimination which male kids do not experience, and on the occasion of National Girl Child Day, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Friday has pitched for proper implementation of the act banning pre-natal sex determination in India.

Docs should protect every child, right from conception: APJ Abdul Kalam

An enlightened doctor can never be a conspirator in female foeticide and should be the protector of the child from conception to birth, former President APJ Abdul Kalam said here on Thursday.

Action plan soon to address declining child sex ratio: Govt

The child sex ratio in the country, according to census 2011, is 914 girls for 1000 boys.

`National Girl Child Day` being observed today

Ministry of Women and Child Development has been taking a multi pronged approach to address and reverse the trend of declining child sex ratio in the country.