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Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab

Rainuka Dagar

Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab

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Published by Institute for Development and Communication in Chandigarh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Punjab
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects -- India -- Punjab -- Statistics.,
    • Infanticide -- India -- Punjab -- Prevention -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRainuka Dagar.
      GenreStatistics.
      ContributionsInstitute for Development and Communication., India. Dept. of Women and Child Development., Punjab (India). State Human Rights Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.I5 D34 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 79, xiii p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3591363M
      LC Control Number2002294463

      Punjab, Volume 22 ^ Rainuka Dagar () Identifying and Controlling Female Foeticide and Infanticide in Punjab ^ Yash Kohli The Women of Punjab ^ East of Indus: My memories of old Punjab: Gurnam Singh Sidhu Brar ^ a b Alop ho riha Punjabi virsa - bhag dooja by Harkesh Singh Kehal Unistar Book PVT Ltd ISBN   This bias manifests as neglect of girls and women resulting in their early death,,, female infanticide, and more recently, antenatal sex determination and female feticide. In India, ultra sound machines that permit non-invasive antenatal sex determination first became available in select centers in the late s and became more widespread Cited by:


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Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab by Rainuka Dagar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Female foeticide in India (Hindi: भ्रूण हत्या, romanized: bhrūṇ-hatyā, lit. 'foeticide') is the abortion of a female foetus outside of legal methods. The frequency of female foeticide in India is increasing day by natural sex ratio is assumed to be between andand any number above it is considered as suggestive of female foeticide.

Female Foeticide and Infanticide: State-wise incidence Analysis of Crime against Girl Children Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab book to Crime in India () foeticide cases reported an increase by per cent over previous year and infanticide cases increased Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab book per cent over previous year.

However, state-wise analysis reveals wide variation from state to state. Female infanticide in India has a history spanning y, the dowry system, births to unmarried women, deformed infants, famine, lack of support services and maternal illnesses such as postpartum depression are among the causes that have been proposed to explain the phenomenon of female infanticide in India.

Although Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab book has been criminalised in India, it remains an under. INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION, CHANDIGARH IDENTIFYING AND CONTROLLING FEMALE FOETICIDE AND INFANTICIDE IN PUNJAB Sponsored by: Department of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh.

JANUARY, Rainuka Dagar. FEMALE FETICIDE IN INDIA Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab book child sex ratio has dropped from females per males in to females per males in Estimated that 50 million girls and women are ‘missing’ from India’s population because of termination of the female foetus.

Female foeticide in India increased by %. Female infanticide in punjab 1. THE MISSING GIRLS 2. Punjab has always had a somewhat poor sex ratio right since India’s Independence and it continues to decline Unfortunately, the evil of female foeticide is more prevalent among the educated, the rich and the urban bred.

In urban areas, it goes further down to Rural areas are better off with Category of the Report: Female Foeticide, Adverse Sex Ratio; Report Title Report By ; Identifying and controlling female foeticide and infanticide in Punjab; Rainuka Dagar, Institute For Development And Communication, Chandigarh:   Consequences of female foeticide in India.

Female foeticide has a serious impact on the society, in the overall growth and development of the country. Let us discuss below the effects of female.

Female infanticide now in most places has been replaced by female foeticide and in fact sadly, female foeticide has made inroads into areas where traditionally there were no instances of female infanticide.

The moral guilt attached to the elimination of the girl child after she is born is. Teeyan (Punjabi: ਤੀਆਂ) is the Punjabi name of the festival of Teej which is celebrated in Punjab (where it is also called Punjabi teej) which is dedicated to the onset of Also called: Teej. In India female Foeticide is taking place for various factors viz.

economic, socio- ritual, and technological. A) Economic Factors: the female Foeticide in the 21 st century have a great deal to. Female Infanticide and Foeticide-A crime against god’s will P. Nagesh, K. Venkatesh, G.V.S.

Kishore, D. Mohan kalyan. Abstract— One of the most developed in the 3rd world countries is republic of India. Even as India has witnessed unprecedented economic growth in the last decade the conditions of millions of Indian women and girl children.

Female Foeticide Female infanticide is one of the issues that are gaining much prominence from all quarters these days, but a recent report in one of the leading national dailies about a baby girl abandoned in a dustbin came as a shock yet again.

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.

This custom of female infanticide was common among the Kharrals till Colonel Hamilton, Commissioner of Multan, persuaded them to discontinue it.

[3] This report is cited in a book on son preference, giving the context of the Mirza Sahiban tragic romance, and putting the practice in a wider socio-economic analysis.

‘Death Before Birth’- A Study On Female Foeticide In India 97 B) Individual and group appeals and initia tives: In modern India, there have always been the. - Ideas to prevent female infanticide and female foeticide - Article from Chandigarh Tribune - Guru Nanak's doctrine of equality.

Indians and Chinese are some the best people the world has to offer. However, they have maintained vestiges of cruelty more sinister than the. The Indian society considers the birth of a female as a bad investment in the future.

She is considered to be a consumer rather than a producer, and this viewpoint by the Indian patriarchal society has lead to female infanticide and female foeticide. The present study was conducted in the Punjab, with one of the lowest sex ratios in the India.

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.

This has immensely contributed to the rampant growth of female foeticide in the country, thus making India one of the worst nations in the world plagued with skewed sex ratio. The most prominent factors encouraging Female Foeticide in India are listed below: i) Religious factors: The Hindu religion lays great stress on the birth of a son.

Female foeticide refers to the elimination /murdering of female fetus through abortions. It is the killing of growing infant in womb of mother before its actual birth by delivery.

An overwhelming majority of people comprising more than eighty percent in sample survey studies. Female infanticide in most places has been replaced by female foeticide. Female foeticide or sex selective abortion is the elimination of the female foetus in the womb itself.

The sex of the foetus is determined by methods like amniocentesis, chrion villus Biopsy and. Also female feticide has replaced female infanticide as a means to reduce or eliminate female offspring as in societies where women’s status is very low, many female fetuses are rejected.

Female feticide and infanticide has adversely affected Indian society. The biggest and most easily measurable effect is the low female-to-male ratios. For Sikhs there is no justification for aborting a foetus, irrespective of gender unless there was an issue that the mother’s life was in danger.

However, from Census data in India it is clear that Sikh teachings have not succeeded in curbing female foeticide. abortions and infanticide are even more despicable.

This paper draws attention to the growing menace of female foeticide and infanticide in India, which has led to skewed sex ratio in the country. The extent causes and effects of this menace are been discussed at.

Summary: Describes how female infanticide and foeticide are rapidly decreasing the female population throughout es the main factors responsible for the increase in the incidence of female infanticide and foeticide, including the low status of women, son preference, and the practice of dowry across all casts groups.

If so why female foeticide and female infanticide are on the increase. The sex ratio has altered consistently in favour of boys since the beginning of the 20th century, and the effect has been most pronounced in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi.

It was in these states that private foetal sex determination clinics were first established Author: Naila Rashid, Sadaf Nasir. Female feticide is the selective abortion/elimination of the female child, done deliberately by the mother, after the detection of the child’s gender through medical tests.

This is usually done under familial pressure from the husband or the in-laws or even the woman’s parents. In places where cultural norms value male over female children. 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 From the Jacket: 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 NGO. The responses were classified into discrete categories to enable quantitative analysis.

Acer | Gender Violence | A case study on female infanticide and foeticide in Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India | | Peace and conflict studies | Table of Contents Introduction 2 Theory 3 Galtung’s violence triangle and structural violence and cultural violence 3 Gender Theory 5 Human rights 7 Women’s rights 8 Consumerism 10 Conflict resolution conflict.

In India, aborted foetuses were discovered dumped recently in the eastern state of Orissa. While abortion is legal in the country upto 20 weeks of pregnancy, gender-based abortion is. Foeticide and abandonment of newborns are important, albeit frequently neglected, issues.

Representational File Photo. The posh south Delhi has a dark secret, as an AIIMS study on medico-legal autopsy findings of foetuses and newborns abandoned in the area between points towards female foeticide in the national capital.

Although female infanticide has long been committed in India, feticide is a relatively new practice, emerging concurrently with the advent of technological advancements in prenatal sex determination on a large scale in the s.

While abortion is legal in India, it is a crime to abort a pregnancy solely because the fetus is by: Though earliest efforts to eradicate female infanticide in India were made in the nineteenth century during the British rule, the problem of foeticide is a new phenomenon.

Although there exists a very comprehensive law on abortion, which is also applicable to the abortion of. “Since, in our societies, a gendered division of labor still predominates which confers a male twist on basic liberal categories (autonomy, public activity, competition) and relegates women to the private sector of family solidarity, liberalism itself, in its opposition to private and public, harbors male dominance.

As said, female foeticide is an ever-growing menace in Indian societies, and there is ample evidence. Censuses and surveys bring about seriously threatening statistics and figures. According to the latest Censusthe overall sex ratio in India is females per males. female foeticide and infanticide by way of awareness programme through mass media academicians, lawyers, scientists, NGO’s and to empower the women activist in the Society so that to curbing this socio-legal problem.

Female Foeticide The female foeticide is a practice of selective elimination of. Do not do anything about it. Thousand and 1 times we have learned that we can really bring any "planned change" in the preferences of people even over decades and yet when economic situations change people change faster than we can imagine.

MP tops in foeticide, infanticide cases in India Madhya Pradesh reported the highest number of foeticides and infanticides across all states in the country, show statistics from the National Crime Author: Sravani Sarkar.

Examines female infanticide in pdf and postcolonial India. Female Infanticide in India is a theoretical and discursive intervention in pdf field of postcolonial feminist theory. It focuses on the devaluation of women through an examination of the practice of female infanticide in colonial India and the reemergence of this practice in the form of femicide (selective killing of female.

Female Foeticide – Heights of Gender Discrimination Whenever talks of topics like reservation for women transpire around me, I wonder about the necessity of these.

After all, aren’t both the sexes considered equal in today’s day and age?Free Essays on Female Infanticide In India. Get help with your writing. 1 through