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Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 25, 2012
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.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday July 28, 2012
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"...
Wednesday June 13, 2012
Infanticide, child marriage and slavery make India the worst G20 country for a woman, a global poll concluded.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 8, 2012
Miss India World Vanya Mishra says she wants to eradicate female foeticide and infanticide across the country.
Jaipur | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 29, 2012
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.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 24, 2012
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 ...
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 16, 2012
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.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday December 13, 2011
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.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday November 13, 2011
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 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 15, 2011
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...
Commonwealth Games | Rica Roy/Sanjay Kishore | Saturday October 9, 2010
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...
World | Jenny Nordberg, New York Times | Tuesday September 21, 2010
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 ...
India | Mohuya Chaudhuri | Monday March 1, 2010
After NDTV reported on baby girls being killed after social schemes are availed, the health ministry has sent a team to probe.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday February 28, 2010
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.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 10, 2009
A woman allegedly killed one of her newborn twins, while her mother killed the other child.