From TOI: The UPA has chosen to ride on the memories of India’s first woman prime minister in declaring January 24 as the girl child day. Indira Gandhi had first taken over as PM on January 24, 1966. Women and child development joint secretary Kiran Chadha said the decision was taken by the Union Cabinet [...]
Entries Tagged as 'sex selective abortion'
January 8th, 2009 · No Comments
August 25th, 2008 · No Comments
This is a heartening story from the front page, to do away with all the stories of sex-selection and missing girls in Rajasthan: Benefactors wrote a new chapter in the history of the state infamous for female infanticides, when they saved the life of a seven-month-old baby girl. Yogita was brought back from the brink [...]
August 19th, 2008 · No Comments
Dr Meera Patodia, a gynaecologist of the Meera Hospital in the city has been charged with conducting an abortion without the consent of the mother in connivance with her in-laws. The victim Renu Khediya in her complaint to the Mahila police station (East) on May 5 2006 had charged her husband Bhupendra Singh and in-laws [...]
August 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments
A post at Desicritics highlights the recent case of the Japanese surrogate baby and how Indian laws fail to keep up with the changing demands of the times. Although India has become the favored destination for those who are looking for surrogate mothers for their yet to be born babies as more and more Indian [...]
July 11th, 2008 · No Comments
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