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Experts share child safety tips as search for missing girls hits Day 13 (U.S)

July 25, 2012

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Source: The Gasette Eric Schmitt apples a vinyl poster for missing cousins Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey a SUV at a truck service is station Monday, July 23, 2012, in Evansdale, Iowa. (AP Photo/Waterloo Courier,Matthew Putney) Concerns are still running high Wednesday, 13 days after two Black Hawk County girls went missing. Lyric Cook, and […]

Declining child sex ratio in state alarms Unicef

July 20, 2012

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The declining child sex ratio in Kerala has caught the attention of Unicef and it has suggested conducting a survey on child population with a new mapping technology. Though Kerala touts a sex ratio of 52:48 (female to male), the decline in child sex ratio in both 2001 and 2011 Census from 963 to […]

India’s unwanted girls-Kashmir killing fields

May 23, 2012

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Until recently, Indian-administered Kashmir was thought to be a good place for a girl to be born. Not any more. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey reports from Srinagar. The Kashmir Valley, which has been in the grip of an armed insurgency against Indian rule for the past two decades, has now turned on its girls, killing […]

Girl Child Found Abandoned at MB Hospital

May 22, 2012

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In an unfortunate incident that occurred today, a 3-year-old girl was left abandoned outside the MB Hospital Maternity ward in a Cot installed by the Mahesh Ashram, which adopts kids in this type of situation. The misfortunate girl child was discovered by the hospital authorities at 3:15 P.M. and was immediately taken for a complete […]

DOCUMENTARY_ Missing Millions

April 29, 2012

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One more Female Fetus found

November 12, 2011

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In a disturbing development, Ambamata Police has found an 8 month-old female fetus in the sewerage near a park located at Mansoor Colony Ambamata, Udaipur. According to sources, some residents of the area have informed police about a fetus lying in the sewerage at 8 o’clock in the morning today. The Ambamata Police team led […]

The child sex ratio in India has dropped to 914 females against 1,000 males

March 31, 2011

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NEW DELHI: Indicating a continuing preference for boys in society, the child sex ratio in India has dropped to 914 females against 1,000 males – the lowest since Independence – in the provisional 2011 Census report released today. Despite a slew of laws to prevent female foeticide and schemes to encourage families to have girl […]