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Female foeticide in Punjab

Singh, D. P.

Female foeticide in Punjab

causes and consequences

by Singh, D. P.

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Published by Paragon International Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Female feticide -- India -- Punjab

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.P. Singh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.A-ZI+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16976996M
    ISBN 109798189253881
    LC Control Number2008306608

    Female infanticide is the deliberate killing of newborn female children. In countries with a history of female infanticide, the modern practice of sex-selective abortion is often discussed as a closely related issue. Female infanticide is a major cause of concern in several nations such as China, India and has been argued that the low status in which women are viewed in patriarchal. Take a moment to discover what organizations are doing to end female foeticide and infanticide in India. Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Campaign – “Save girl child, educate girl child” is a Government of India initiative launched in January to ensure survival, protection and empowerment of the girl child. It focuses its action in

    Abstract: Today, female foeticide problem is one of pressing problems of India. This problem has become a stigma and considered a sin in the Indian society. The problem has become aggravated particularly in the north-western part of India. In this. Female foeticide, India's 'ticking bomb' Rajasthan, and Punjab. Government reports show that in these districts the number of female children in Palnas, state-run orphanages - has gone.

    Often, they have demanded that homicide cases be filed against those involved in female foeticide. According to the latest census, the sex ratio in Punjab rose marginally from to A study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of Public Awareness Programme (PAP) on prevention of female foeticide and female infanticide in terms of knowledge and attitude of adults in a.


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Female Foeticide in Punjab [DP Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. balanced scholarly study, focus on Hindu and Sikh values, custom, in Patiala region Female Foeticide in Punjab: DP Singh: : Books.

Female Foeticide in Punjab {A Sociological Study} Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $ 1 New from $ Manufacturer: Guru Nanak Dev University.

Female Foeticide in Punjab {A Sociological Study} This report on sociological study of Female Foeticide in Punjab is the outcome of the direction Hs Excellency.

General (retd.) S.F. Rodrigues, Governor Punjab and Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. The book “Disappearing Daughters” by Gita Aravamudam has been published by “Penguin Books” The book “Female Foeticide in Punjab: A Sociological Study” by Dr Balwinder Arora has been published by “Guru Nanak Dev University”.

I hope this helps. Get this from a library. Female foeticide in Punjab: causes and consequences. [D P Singh] -- Study conducted in the rural areas of Patiala District, Punjab, India.

Every year more than one hundred thousand female fetuses are killed in Punjab. The book is based on the interviews of females who had undergone female foeticide. These interviews based on comprehensive questionnaire were taken by the volunteers of.

With a combination of ancient patriarchal values and twenty-first-century globalization exerting social influence, the proportion of baby girls is declining rapidly in India.

Ironically, the technological and economic advancements in the Punjab have only exacerbated the practice.

Neonatal sex identifications through Female foeticide in Punjab book have made gender-selective abortions increasingly easy, though they. This book is an analytical outcome of the interviews with women who had undergone female foeticide. A comprehensive questionnaire was prepared and the interviews were taken by the volunteers of Istari Sehat Sabhas (Women Health Groups) - a village level : Anurag Agarwal.

A case of female foeticide from Fatehgarh Sahib district in Punjab and a two-day consultation on foeticide in the State underline the need to tackle the menace in full swing.

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI in Chandigarh and Fatehgarh Sahib. THERE is a mood of disquiet in Kale Majra village in Punjab's Fatehgarh Sahib district. A JURISPRUDENTIAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE There can be no spirituality, no sanctity, and no truth In Punjab Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra the CSR had plummeted by more than 50 69Geeta Aravamudan, Disappearing Daughters, The Tragedy of Female Foeticide, published by Penguin book IndiaPp.

42,43,   Award-Winning Punjab Doctor Fought Female Foeticide for 24 Years, Fostered Girls. “Around 25 years back, people in rural areas were so open about killing their daughters, they would not mind showing the places where the foetuses were dumped,” says the courageous ‘Daughter of Punjab’.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arora, Balwinder. Female foeticide in Punjab. Amritsar: Dept. of Sociology, Guru Nanak Dev University, In the census, Haryana and Punjab were at the bottom of the heap in terms of sex ratio.

AtHaryana recorded the worst sex ratio in the country while Punjab came next at This meant that for every 1, males, only females were born in Haryana and in Punjab. Female foeticide: British journal hints India has a long way to go Since80 per cent of districts in India have recorded a declining sex ratio, with most severe rates seen in Punjab.

Share. sexual foeticide prevailing in almost all the castes, sects, classes and regions dominated by Hindu ethos is a modern phenomenon in the sense its precursor female infanticide during pre-colonial and colonial period was prevalent mostly among few dominants castes alone (Vishwanath, ).

Female Infanticide and Universal Definition of Genocide. Based on statistics from the Census Bureau of India, we estimate that in Punjab alone, approximately 5 million girls are missing due to the practice of female foeticide.

This number continues to increase rapidly. The statistics from the Census are alarming. InPunjab had girls for every 1, boys. Gita Aravamudan's book on ‘Disappearing Daughters: The Tragedy of Female Foeticide’ presents a chilling and in-depth account of the growing practice of female foeticide in the country.

The author has collected accounts of foeticide and infanticide from across the country. a beautiful presentation to tell causes and to prevent female foeticide Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. Rampant female foeticide, the shameful act of selectively aborting the female foetus due to non-preference, continues to push the sex ratio of Punjab against females; unfortunately, the evil is.

Abortion of female foetus is called female foeticide. This is a major social problem in India and has cultural connections with the dowry system that is ingrained in the Indian culture, despite the fact that it has been prohibited by law since.

an eye opener for those doctors who practice female foeticide and those parents who kill girl child before they are born.

According to the latest records, cases have been registered in the year No doubt, there is a constant increase in the registration of the cases on female foeticide, but the judiciary is comparatively slow in implementing the laws on female foeticide. The collection of evidence turns to be problematic.

Factors responsible for Female.Female Foeticide In Punjab: Exploring the socio-economic and cultural dimensions by Ajinder Walia. Abstract It is a disgrace for the Indian society, which considers the birth of a girl child as a bad investment in future.