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Violence against women needs immediate attention: Panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 00:05

Violence against women, declining sex ratio and economic disempowerment of the fairer sex are some key issues which need immediate attention, a committee on the status of women said Monday.

Romans didn`t kill girls to skew sex ratio

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 14:12

Though ancient Romans indeed preferred boys, it does not appear that they went as far as infanticide to skew the sex ratio, say archaeologists.

No respite on falling sex ratio

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 14:50

India fares second worst among the 30 most populated countries in the world when it comes to the sex ratio.

BJP to score a hat trick in MP`s November 25 assembly polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:48

Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj claimed here on Tuesday that ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh would score a hat-trick in the November 25 assembly polls on the basis of women`s support.

Child sex ratio in J&K alarming: Union ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 16:23

Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday expressed concern over dropping child sex ration in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the state government to take necessary steps to reverse the trend.

Sex ratio increases, fertility dips in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 22:02

The sex ratio in Delhi has shown an improvement with the city registering 868 females per 1,000 males in 2011.

Alva for complete empowerment of women

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 14:48

Anguished over falling female sex ratio and rising crimes against women, Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva sought concrete steps for changing mindset of people to ensure complete empowerment of women.

Gurgaon has lowest sex ratio in Haryana

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 14:08

Gurgaon has figured among districts having lowest sex ratio even as overall sex ratio of Haryana has increased to 879.

Falling sex ratio - a prolonged state of shame

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 13:31

India’s depressing girl child ratio has become worse.

Sex ratio improves in Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 21:54

After a poor showing in 2001 census, the Haryana has registered a slight improvement with 879 females per 1,000 males in the state in the latest census.

Sex ratio improves in Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 21:51

After a poor showing in 2001 census, the Haryana has registered a slight improvement with 879 females per 1,000 males in the state in the latest census.

Sex ratio in Andhra Pradesh improved since 2001

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 00:47

Surfacing among the top five performing states in terms of sex ratio, Andhra Pradesh has recorded 993 women per 1000 men in 2011 census compared to 978 women in 2001.