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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.

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.

'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.

'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.

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.

`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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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".

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.