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Rajasthan: Two baby girls found abandoned

July 14, 2012

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New Delhi: Even as more than 200 Khap panchayats from across north India congregate in Haryana on Saturday to discuss the menace of female foeticide, two baby girls were found abandoned in Jodhpur and Jaipur in Rajasthan, a state that ranks amongst the top when it comes to female foeticide. A premature baby girl died […]

Uzbekistan carrying out forced sterilisations, say women

April 21, 2012

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Evidence of operations under cover of caesareans as doctors claim targets set to help control population Uzbek women claim that they were pressured or tricked into sterilisation or operated on without consent while giving birth. Photograph: Stephanie Rabemiafara/Corbis Two weeks after Bakhor came home with her newborn son the joy of the new baby was […]