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'Female Infanticide' - 15 News Result(s)

  • Rajasthan community to offer Rs 5000 to every newborn girl

    In a bid to reduce the high incidence of female foeticide and infanticide in Rajasthan, a local community has decided to open a bank account for every newborn girl and put Rs.5,000 in it as fixed deposit.

  • Flash mob dances to help eradicate female infanticide

    A flash mob of nearly 5000 college students danced at Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty to protest against and draw attention to female infanticide. The flash mob was organised by students of Wilson College. The theme of the flash mob was "Dance for a life"...

  • Infanticide, child marriage make India worst G20 country for a woman

    Infanticide, child marriage make India worst G20 country for a woman

    Infanticide, child marriage and slavery make India the worst G20 country for a woman, a global poll concluded.

  • Vanya Mishra to work against female foeticide in India

    Miss India World Vanya Mishra says she wants to eradicate female foeticide and infanticide across the country.

  • Another newborn girl's body found in Jaipur

    In yet another shocking incident, a body of a newborn girl was found in a plot in a residential colony in Jaipur on Wednesday, a day after the corpse of a newborn girl was recovered from a dustbin, police said.

  • New-born girl's body found in west Delhi garbage dump

    New-born girl's body found in west Delhi garbage dump

    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. The body, discarded in a garbage dump in west Delhi's Bharat Nagar area, had been bundled into a polythene ...

  • Congress releases manifesto in Punjab, focus on girl child

    Congress releases manifesto in Punjab, focus on girl child

    The Congress party is promising to eradicate female foeticide and infanticide if it comes to power in Punjab, a state that has a skewed sex ratio.

  • No place for girls in Rajasthan?

    No place for girls in Rajasthan?

    Female infanticide or killing new-born girls after birth continues in some parts of Rajasthan even today. In three blocks in Jaisalmer district - Sam, Sankra and Jaisalmer - 54 new-born girls died in the last one year.

  • A first for Punjab: Man sentenced to death for killing his daughter

    A first for Punjab: Man sentenced to death for killing his daughter

    It's a tale of tragedy but also of hope. Tragedy, because casual labourer Mukesh Kumar killed his 2-day old daughter in the presence of his wife. Hope, because Kumar's own wife had the courage to go to court to complain against his heinous act. What...

  • India fourth most dangerous place for women: survey

    India fourth most dangerous place for women: survey

    The high number of female foeticide, infanticide and human trafficking prevalent in India has placed it as the fourth most dangerous place for women in the world, according to a survey.Afghanistan is the most dangerous place for women followed by Democratic Republic of Congo, Pakistan, India and Som...

  • CWG: Wrestling sisters make India proud

    CWG: Wrestling sisters make India proud

    India wrestlers have clinched 15 medals in the Delhi games till now and six of them have come from girls. And it is the state of Haryana, which is struggling to improve its gender ratio because of female infanticide, that is the breeding ground for t...

  • In Afghanistan, boys are prized and girls live the part

    In Afghanistan, boys are prized and girls live the part

    Six-year-old Mehran Rafaat is like many girls her age. She likes to be the center of attention. She is often frustrated when things do not go her way. Like her three older sisters, she is eager to discover the world outside the family's apartment in their middle-class neighborhood of Kabul.But when ...

  • NDTV impact: Centre to probe infanticide

    NDTV impact: Centre to probe infanticide

    After NDTV reported on baby girls being killed after social schemes are availed, the health ministry has sent a team to probe.

  • The price of being a girl in Rajasthan

    The price of being a girl in Rajasthan

    The desert districts of Rajasthan - Jaisalmer and Barmer - known for their colourful history of valour and honour, are now offering a sacrifice of a different kind. Newborn girls are being killed after birth.

  • Woman, mother kill newborn twin girls

    Woman, mother kill newborn twin girls

    A woman allegedly killed one of her newborn twins, while her mother killed the other child.

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