Keyword : Girl Child

Sonali Khan of Breakthrough talks about skewed sex ratio

‘Mission Hazaar’ aims at taking the gender ratio to 1,000 girls for every 1,000 boys. At present, there are only 914 girls for every 1,000 boys in India, but it is much lower in sta

How not to save the girl child

The Pre-Conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act of 1994 goes by the premise that non-disclosure of gender of an unborn child will ensure prevention of female foeticide. Union mi

World Population Day: What you must know

Around 14 percent girls (aged 15-19 years) in India are illiterate.   73 percent girls in the same age group never get to complete more than 10 years of sch

India sees dramatic improvement in opportunities for girl child: UN

Both India and China, which together are home to roughly one in three 10-year-olds alive today, are among the world’s fastest growing economies and have seen dramatic improvements in the oppo

Nurturing the girl child

India is the most dangerous place in the world to be born as a baby girl. It has the dubious distinction of having 75% more chances of girl children aged between 1-5 years dying as compared to boy



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