Sex Ratio


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  • Centre Asked To Explain Reported Dip In Sex Ratio At Birth By Rights Body

    Centre Asked To Explain Reported Dip In Sex Ratio At Birth By Rights Body

    Expressing concern over the reported decline of the sex ratio at birth across the country, the NHRC has sought a report from the WCD Ministry and chief secretaries of all the states and UTs on the status of implementation of the various welfare schemes on the issue.

  • India, China Grapple With The Consequences Of Too Many Men

    India, China Grapple With The Consequences Of Too Many Men

    Nothing like this has happened in human history. A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world's two largest countries has created a gender imbalance on a continental scale. Men outnumber women by 70 million in China and India.

  • Rajasthan Bride, An IIT Graduate, Rides A Horse To Make A Point

    Rajasthan Bride, An IIT Graduate, Rides A Horse To Make A Point

    In Rajasthan - infamous for its skewed child sex ratio - a bride in a rare gesture rode a horse to mark a pre-wedding ritual and send out a message for gender equality.

  • Gujarat Government To Call Girls Born On March 8 "Little Angels"

    Gujarat Government To Call Girls Born On March 8 "Little Angels"

    Against the backdrop of a report pegging Gujarat's sex ratio at 848 per 1000 men in 2016, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday announced that girls born on March 8 will be called as "nanhi pari" by the government.

  • Rajasthan Man, 83, Marries Woman Less Than Half His Age For A "Son"

    Rajasthan Man, 83, Marries Woman Less Than Half His Age For A "Son"

    A fervent desire for a son to look after his ancestral property has led to a 83-year-old man in Rajasthan's Karauli to enter into a second marriage with a woman who is just 30 years old.

  • Sex Ratio At Birth Dips In 17 Of 21 Large States, Gujarat Records Fall Of 53 Points

    Sex Ratio At Birth Dips In 17 Of 21 Large States, Gujarat Records Fall Of 53 Points

    The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated, stressing on the need to check sex-selective abortion.

  • Rajasthan MBA Bride Arrives At Ritual On Horseback With A Message

    Rajasthan MBA Bride Arrives At Ritual On Horseback With A Message

    This bride had a message for the people of Rajasthan, when she arrived on a horse-drawn carriage for her pre-wedding ritual of Bhandori. Gargi Ahlawat, daughter of Santosh Ahlawat, Member of Parliament from Bhartiya Janata Party, representing Jhunjhunu, took the social media by storm on January 29, as she rode to the ritual with people watching in ...

  • Indians Still Obsessed With Sons, 63 Million "Missing" Women: Economic Survey

    Indians Still Obsessed With Sons, 63 Million "Missing" Women: Economic Survey

    Despite multiple campaigns over the years, the preference for sons is still strong among Indian parents, the Economic Survey tabled in parliament today says. "The Indian parents often continue to have children till they have the desired number of sons," says the Economic Survey 2017-18 drafted by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian and his te...

  • India's Pre-Budget Document Raises A Key Issue By Going Pink

    India's Pre-Budget Document Raises A Key Issue By Going Pink

    The pink coloured Economic Survey document tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament today recommended that India must confront the societal metapreference for a son, observing that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.

  • National Girl Child Day: Leaders Share Important Messages

    National Girl Child Day: Leaders Share Important Messages

    National Girl Child Day is observed every year on January 24 to celebrate the accomplishments of the girl children and bring to focus the issues of skewed sex ratio, female foeticide, child marriage, unequal treatment and gender disparities in India.

  • In Haryana, Teen Raped, Tortured, Killed; 11-Year-Old Raped After Death

    In Haryana, Teen Raped, Tortured, Killed; 11-Year-Old Raped After Death

    A 15-year-old girl missing since she left home for tuition last week, was found dead at Haryana's Jind on Saturday with 19 severe injuries to her body and signs of unspeakable torture. Her liver and lungs had been ruptured and an object had been jammed into her body, doctors said.

  • 2 Haryana Officials Suspended For Allegedly Fudging Sex Ratio Data

    2 Haryana Officials Suspended For Allegedly Fudging Sex Ratio Data

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today ordered suspension of two officials of Palwal Municipal Council on charges of manipulation of data on sex ratio, a minister said

  • Delhi's Sex Ratio Improves During 2016

    Delhi's Sex Ratio Improves During 2016

    New Delh: Delhi’s sex ratio has increased from 898 females per thousand males in 2015 to 902 in 2016, according to a report released by the Delhi government on Wednesday. The report “Registration of Births and Deaths in Delhi-2016” was released by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday. The national capital witnessed around 5,000 ...

  • In Haryana, 4-Year-Old Girl's Private Parts Burnt With Tongs Allegedly By Relative

    In Haryana, 4-Year-Old Girl's Private Parts Burnt With Tongs Allegedly By Relative

    A four-year-old girl in Haryana's Sirsa district was tortured and her private parts burned earlier this month. The inured child did not get any medical help for at least ten days until the local child welfare authorities found out about the incident and took her to hospital.

  • Draft National Policy For Women Seeks Free Education For Girls From Poor Families

    Draft National Policy For Women Seeks Free Education For Girls From Poor Families

    A group of ministers or GoM headed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today approved a draft national policy for women which proposes free education for girls from economically weak families and a health card for women

'Sex Ratio' - 47 Video Result(s)

'Sex Ratio' - 89 News Result(s)

  • Centre Asked To Explain Reported Dip In Sex Ratio At Birth By Rights Body

    Centre Asked To Explain Reported Dip In Sex Ratio At Birth By Rights Body

    Expressing concern over the reported decline of the sex ratio at birth across the country, the NHRC has sought a report from the WCD Ministry and chief secretaries of all the states and UTs on the status of implementation of the various welfare schemes on the issue.

  • India, China Grapple With The Consequences Of Too Many Men

    India, China Grapple With The Consequences Of Too Many Men

    Nothing like this has happened in human history. A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world's two largest countries has created a gender imbalance on a continental scale. Men outnumber women by 70 million in China and India.

  • Rajasthan Bride, An IIT Graduate, Rides A Horse To Make A Point

    Rajasthan Bride, An IIT Graduate, Rides A Horse To Make A Point

    In Rajasthan - infamous for its skewed child sex ratio - a bride in a rare gesture rode a horse to mark a pre-wedding ritual and send out a message for gender equality.

  • Gujarat Government To Call Girls Born On March 8 "Little Angels"

    Gujarat Government To Call Girls Born On March 8 "Little Angels"

    Against the backdrop of a report pegging Gujarat's sex ratio at 848 per 1000 men in 2016, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday announced that girls born on March 8 will be called as "nanhi pari" by the government.

  • Rajasthan Man, 83, Marries Woman Less Than Half His Age For A "Son"

    Rajasthan Man, 83, Marries Woman Less Than Half His Age For A "Son"

    A fervent desire for a son to look after his ancestral property has led to a 83-year-old man in Rajasthan's Karauli to enter into a second marriage with a woman who is just 30 years old.

  • Sex Ratio At Birth Dips In 17 Of 21 Large States, Gujarat Records Fall Of 53 Points

    Sex Ratio At Birth Dips In 17 Of 21 Large States, Gujarat Records Fall Of 53 Points

    The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated, stressing on the need to check sex-selective abortion.

  • Rajasthan MBA Bride Arrives At Ritual On Horseback With A Message

    Rajasthan MBA Bride Arrives At Ritual On Horseback With A Message

    This bride had a message for the people of Rajasthan, when she arrived on a horse-drawn carriage for her pre-wedding ritual of Bhandori. Gargi Ahlawat, daughter of Santosh Ahlawat, Member of Parliament from Bhartiya Janata Party, representing Jhunjhunu, took the social media by storm on January 29, as she rode to the ritual with people watching in ...

  • Indians Still Obsessed With Sons, 63 Million "Missing" Women: Economic Survey

    Indians Still Obsessed With Sons, 63 Million "Missing" Women: Economic Survey

    Despite multiple campaigns over the years, the preference for sons is still strong among Indian parents, the Economic Survey tabled in parliament today says. "The Indian parents often continue to have children till they have the desired number of sons," says the Economic Survey 2017-18 drafted by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian and his te...

  • India's Pre-Budget Document Raises A Key Issue By Going Pink

    India's Pre-Budget Document Raises A Key Issue By Going Pink

    The pink coloured Economic Survey document tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament today recommended that India must confront the societal metapreference for a son, observing that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.

  • National Girl Child Day: Leaders Share Important Messages

    National Girl Child Day: Leaders Share Important Messages

    National Girl Child Day is observed every year on January 24 to celebrate the accomplishments of the girl children and bring to focus the issues of skewed sex ratio, female foeticide, child marriage, unequal treatment and gender disparities in India.

  • In Haryana, Teen Raped, Tortured, Killed; 11-Year-Old Raped After Death

    In Haryana, Teen Raped, Tortured, Killed; 11-Year-Old Raped After Death

    A 15-year-old girl missing since she left home for tuition last week, was found dead at Haryana's Jind on Saturday with 19 severe injuries to her body and signs of unspeakable torture. Her liver and lungs had been ruptured and an object had been jammed into her body, doctors said.

  • 2 Haryana Officials Suspended For Allegedly Fudging Sex Ratio Data

    2 Haryana Officials Suspended For Allegedly Fudging Sex Ratio Data

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today ordered suspension of two officials of Palwal Municipal Council on charges of manipulation of data on sex ratio, a minister said

  • Delhi's Sex Ratio Improves During 2016

    Delhi's Sex Ratio Improves During 2016

    New Delh: Delhi’s sex ratio has increased from 898 females per thousand males in 2015 to 902 in 2016, according to a report released by the Delhi government on Wednesday. The report “Registration of Births and Deaths in Delhi-2016” was released by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday. The national capital witnessed around 5,000 ...

  • In Haryana, 4-Year-Old Girl's Private Parts Burnt With Tongs Allegedly By Relative

    In Haryana, 4-Year-Old Girl's Private Parts Burnt With Tongs Allegedly By Relative

    A four-year-old girl in Haryana's Sirsa district was tortured and her private parts burned earlier this month. The inured child did not get any medical help for at least ten days until the local child welfare authorities found out about the incident and took her to hospital.

  • Draft National Policy For Women Seeks Free Education For Girls From Poor Families

    Draft National Policy For Women Seeks Free Education For Girls From Poor Families

    A group of ministers or GoM headed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today approved a draft national policy for women which proposes free education for girls from economically weak families and a health card for women

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