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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Male female birth ratio, Female Infanticide, Uttarakhand birth census, Birth ratio in india

3 months. 216 births. Zero girl child: Is the sorry state of the Uttarakhand census a cruel joke of nature or a much larger problem?

Nature may prefer male births - like we needed more proof of male privilege - but, it is still unlikely that not a single girl child was born during a period of three whole months.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Gender rights, Gender minorities, Female foeticide, Female Infanticide

Murder most everyday: The missing girls of southern India

The southern states had a place of pride in maintaining a healthy sex ratio, even as some of the north Indian states were faring abjectly. So, how did the tables turn?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rajasthan, Female Infanticide

Rajasthan's shame: It's paying a heavy price for killing the unborn girl

According to 2011 data figures, in as many as 18 districts of the state, the child sex ratio is less than 900.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Indian Police, Female Infanticide, Women, Gender Discrimination

A policewoman's hard-hitting account on how poorly India treats its women

Segregation is really not the way to go.

POLITICS

 |  Below The Belt  |  5-minute read
Female Infanticide, Gender Gap, Sakshi Maharaj

Sakshi Maharaj, what if all the four children a woman produces are girls?

A woman's womb ultimately is worth nothing in this country.