The Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh, as part of the BBBP program, has innovated a unique method of addressing the female infanticide problem. Read more about their greeting card idea here.
A powerfully-worded and logically sound opinion piece advocates for equality and against outdated traditions on the occasion of Diwali.
The Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Awareness Week just passed by, with the aim of raising awareness about the situation of girls in India. This article provides a nice summary of the history of female infanticide and the imbalance of education in the country.
3 Tamil Nadu districts that had a proven connection to female infanticide in the 1980s and 1990s suffer from a significantly lower voter representation rate of women than the state average. This could lead to a lack of the female voice in legislative decisions. Read more here.
The powerful Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao initiative started by Prime Minister Modi has led to noticeable improvements in the sex ratio at birth in 104 out of the 161 districts that are part of the program. Read more here.
In order to spread the message against female infanticide with a pop-culture image, eBay India has teamed up with the band Sanam to discourage gender determination.
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Uttar Pradesh recently launched a campaign to crack down on its declining child gender ratios. Women and, if applicable, their companions will be offered a reward of up to 2 lakh rupees for disclosing hospitals or diagnostic centers that provide the service of prenatal gender determination.
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