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Special police station to probe Rajasthan foeticide cases


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday announced it would set up a special police station in Jaipur to register and probe female foeticide and infanticide cases across the ... Read more...

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Swiss man jailed in Cambodia for child sex


September 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 14 (IANS) An 81-year-old Swiss man was Friday convicted by a court in Cambodia's capital for his involvement in child prostitution. He was sentenced to five years ... Read more...

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European arrest warrant issued for paedophile priest


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Police in London have obtained a European arrest warrant for a Catholic priest accused of child sex offences, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Father Laurence Soper is wanted ... Read more...

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Disabled London council advisor caught arranging sex with child


August 21st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A wheelchair-bound advisor for a city council in London has been caught red-handed arranging to have sex with a five-year-old girl and her mother, a court ... Read more...

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Ramesh offers Rs.900 crore for village coordinators


August 18th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday proposed a grant of Rs.990 crore to the women and child development ministry for hiring women village coordinators for ... Read more...

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Honour for women delivering girl child


August 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) A village council in Rajasthan will honour women who give birth to a girl child in their first delivery with a view to check cases of ... Read more...

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British woman jailed for prostituting teenaged girl


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 26-year-old British woman has been sentenced to jail for five years after she gave cocaine to a 14-year-old runaway schoolgirl and took her to Manchester's ... Read more...

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Change mindset to curb female foeticide: Experts


July 13th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The patriarchal Indian society has a deep-rooted bias against the girl child and changing this mindset is essential to curb female foeticide, experts said here ... Read more...

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Thousands of British kids vulnerable to sex abuse


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Thousands of vulnerable children are being dumped in British care homes surrounded by sex beasts, a report has claimed.Some homes are specifically targeted by abusers, says ... Read more...

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Rajasthan couple tries to bury new born girl alive


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) Police are looking for the parents of a new-born girl who was rescued by some villagers in Rajasthan's Dausa district minutes before she was to be ... Read more...

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Girl foetus found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 16th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Another foetus of a girl was found abandoned by the road in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town Saturday - the latest such incident in a state where the ... Read more...

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Body of day-old girl found in well in Rajasthan


June 12th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) The body of a day-old girl was found dumped in a well in a village in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police said Tuesday.According to police, the body ... Read more...

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Six held in child sex case


May 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Six suspects, believed to be students, have been arrested in a child prostitution case in China.China Daily Tuesday quoted an official in Zhejiang province as saying ... Read more...

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‘Satyameva Jayate’ inspires sarpanch to act against female foeticide


May 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan's highly acclaimed "Satyameva Jayate" has inspired a sarpanch in a Rajasthan village to register police cases against women and families who go for ... Read more...

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Post Aamir, Rajasthan for policy to save girl child


May 11th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday announced it will frame a 'girl policy' to check increasing number of female foeticide and infanticide cases.The decision is seen as ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to meet Gehlot over female foeticide


May 9th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday in connection with female foeticide cases highlighted by the TV reality show ... Read more...

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Post ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir to meet Gehlot


May 7th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is likely to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday in connection with female foeticide cases highlighted by his TV ... Read more...

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Girl’s foetus found in Rajasthan town


April 20th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) The foetus of a girl was found abandoned on the edge of a sewer line in Rajasthan's Dausa town Thursday, police said. Police said that foetus ... Read more...

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New-born girl dumped near sewer in Udaipur


April 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, April 14 (IANS) A new-born girl was found dumped on the edge of a sewer line in a deserted area in Rajasthan's Udaipur city early Saturday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Fourth foetus found in Jaipur


March 31st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Another foetus was recovered from a dustbin here Saturday taking the total number of foetuses recovered in the city to four over the past five days, ... Read more...

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Court asks Rajasthan to explain action against female child killing


March 30th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 30 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the recovery of two new born girls' bodies here over two constrictive days, the Rajasthan High Court Friday summoned Jaipur's Commissioner ... Read more...

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Another newborn girl’s body found in Jaipur


March 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, a body of a newborn girl was found in a plot in a residential colony here Wednesday, a day after the ... Read more...

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Body of newborn girl found


March 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) The body of a newborn girl was found in a dustbin here Tuesday, bringing to the fore the plight of the girl child in a state ... Read more...

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Child abusers, drug dealers as teachers in Britain!


March 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A number of convicted paedophiles, drug dealers and violent thugs were among over 4,000 criminals who applied for jobs in Britain as school teachers in ... Read more...

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Sex ratio declining in Kashmir


March 20th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) The sex ratio in Jammu and Kashmir has come down to a low 883 females for 1,000 males as per the 2011 census, prompting a minister ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members express concern over poor sex ratio


March 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday expressed concern over the poor sex ratio in India, pointing out that stringent steps were needed to contain the situation.Raising ... Read more...

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New-born girl dumped in pit


March 4th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), March 4 (IANS) A new-born girl was found dumped in a pit in a deserted area in Rajasthan's Barmer district early Sunday morning, police said. The girl, who ... Read more...

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Need to change attitude towards girl child: Tirath


January 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Expressing concern over the declining sex ratio in the country, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Krishna Tirath Tuesday called for political commitment of the ... Read more...

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Baby girls more malnourished than boys, says survey


January 17th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 17 (IANS) About 48 percent of pediatricians across Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, areas with most skewed sex ratio in India, have observed baby girls are more malnourished ... Read more...

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Woman arrested for killing daughter


January 7th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) A woman was arrested in Rajasthan on the charge of killing her one-year-old daughter by throwing her into a well, police said Saturday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Rajasthan deploys spies to curb sex determination tests


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Alarmed over the state's dismal sex ratio, the Rajasthan government is building a network of professional informers to keep an eye on ultrasound clinics that conduct ... Read more...

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Patients slam claim on improvement in Kashmir healthcare


December 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has claimed an improvement in health facilities this year - a claim dismissed by some patients forced to come here from ... Read more...

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Australian ex-MP escapes jail over child sex


November 29th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 29 (IANS) A former Australian MP has managed to escape an immediate jail term despite being found guilty of having sex with a 12-year-old.Last week, 54-year-old Terry Martin ... Read more...

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Paedophile held for soliciting sex


November 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) An HIV afflicted paedophile, who arranged online to have sex with three children, has been jailed in Britain as the 'contact' he was chatting with to ... Read more...

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Carry gender auditing of government schemes: Pranab


November 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed the need of gender auditing and budgeting of policies and programmes of various central government ministries and departments.He ... Read more...

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