Hindustan Times. But there is no reason why things cannot be set right. It may be noted that the SRS data captures only births registered in the records as against the Census that captures all the residents of the country. View Full Image. Subscribe to newsletters.
Hindustan Times. But there is no reason why things cannot be set right. The ugly social practice of polygamy has made a comeback in certain areas as well as forcible marriages of widows and purchasing of brides from poor areas. Who did the survey? Why society owes Asha workers a debt.
The data paints a worrying picture. This worked in favour of the girl child.
They were traumatised by hearing, across generations sometimes, of the experience of violent assault; and by displacement, which deprived them of home and history. But Sabu George, India's best-known campaigner on the issue, says the government has so far shown little determination to stop the practices.
This was visible in the sex ratios for the entire population too, which actually improved over the figures seen in the previous census. Two more arrested for dacoity at gambling den. They are also far more vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections, and in some regions, to acquiring HIV.
The Sikh clergy took the lead earlier when it said that anyone found guilty of female foeticide would be ex-communicated. There is no provision for direct benefit transfer under this scheme. Click here to read the Mint ePaper Livemint.