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.

SC directs quick and tough action against female foeticide

Supreme Court directed Centre and state govts to take action against people indulging in female foeticide and directed effective implementation of PNDT Act prohibiting pre-natal sex determination.

Strict measures to curb pre-natal sex determination: Minister

Voicing concern over the declining
female sex ratio in J-K, Minister for Health and Family
Welfare Sham Lal Sharma said effective measures will be
taken to curb pre-natal sex determination tests.