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Crime against women rise in northeast


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 14 (IANS) The northeastern states have recorded a sharp rise in incidents of crime against women, the Women Power Connect (WPC) said Tuesday.Ranjana Kumari, the WPC president, said ... Read more...

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100 babies aborted in Britain by women not wanting multiple births


December 29th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Over 100 unborn babies were aborted in Britain in 2010 by women who were pregnant with multiple foetuses but wanted to give birth to fewer children, ... Read more...

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China’s sex ratio declines


August 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China's sex ratio has declined for two straight years, the country's chief of population and family planning said Tuesday. Li Bin, director of the National Population ... Read more...

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Even rich, educated abort second girl child, shows study


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Even rich and educated Indian families with a girl as the first child choose to abort their second child if prenatal test shows it to ... Read more...

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Declining child sex ratio alarms social scientists


April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With the 2011 census showing a continuing decline in the country's child sex ratio, social activists across the country are alarmed at the trend underlining ... Read more...

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80pc Aussies disapprove of sex-selective abortions


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A recent Australian survey has found that most people Down Under disapprove of abortion based on sex of the baby.Dr Rebecca Kippen from the School of Population Health ... Read more...

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Call to upgrade ‘toothless’ Chinese laws to end epidemic of illegal gender tests


November 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 25(ANI): China must adopt more powerful laws to drive out underground gender-testing in the country to rebalance the gender ratio of newborns, a Chinese family planning official has said.Gender-testing ... Read more...

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NGO to campaign against female foeticide in Haryana (Lead)


August 14th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A city-based NGO will take out rallies, hold street plays, protests marches and community discourses in Haryana with one message -- do not kill unborn daughters. The ... Read more...

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NGO to campaign against female foeticide in Haryana


August 14th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A city-based NGO will take out rallies, hold street plays, protests marches and community discourses in Haryana with one message -- do not kill unborn daughters. The ... Read more...

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One million pregnant Pakistani women may have been physically abused by partners


February 14th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 14 (ANI): Nearly a million pregnant Pakistani women may have been physically abused at least once by their partners, reckons an expert.Prof Unaiza Niaz , president of the Women ... Read more...

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Rally against female foeticide in Delhi


March 4th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Nearly 250 people took part in a rally that was held Tuesday to sensitise people against female foeticide in west Delhi, which has one of the most ... Read more...

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