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NEW data from the 2011 Indian census show that there are now 914 girls aged 0-6 years old for every 1,000 boys of the same age, or 75.8m girls and 82.9m boys. A cultural preference for sons and the increasing availability of prenatal screening to determine a baby's sex have helped contribute to a worsening in the ratio (from 927 in the previous census in 2001), which has been deteriorating rapidly even as the ratio for the population as a whole has improved. A decline was recorded in 28 of the country's 35 states and territories, among which there is wide variation; from 830 in the northern

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Asked by venkatesaldevarajan, 26 Apr '11 04:28 pm
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The social evil namely the dowry system which has eaten into the very roots of the socio-cultural values of even the well educated, economically well off elite segment, is the sole reason for this malady. The insatiable greed of the girl's in-laws for more and more dowry in cash and goodies that can stock faithfully a big shopping mall,has taught the Indian society to treat the girl child as a liability.The economic ruin of many of the kith and kin, consequent on marrying off their daughters, has reiterated this belief. Earlier, the girl child was discriminated against after her birth.But with the modern techniques of determining foetal sex becoming so easily available, the girl child is discriminated against right from the womb, and she is denied even her right to be born into this male dominated world. The sad part is that even wealthy parents, are inclined to sniff out the life of their infant baby girl, right inside the mother's womb. Though determining the sex of the foetus is an ...more
Answered by thampy chacko, 26 Apr '11 06:06 pm

 
  
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Yes you are right, and the best part of it is that only gujarat seems to have reversed the trend, which is an anethema to the central government and those who claim to project the demands of women
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 26 Apr '11 04:43 pm

 
  
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Yes after this statistics we should not delay to propose any girl otherwise !
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Answered by Ravinesh Kumar, 26 Apr '11 04:35 pm

 
  
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So what shud be the conclusion from observations ??
Answered by SriniVenkat, 26 Apr '11 04:33 pm

 
  
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Sex determination should be taken away from private hands to stop this misery.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 26 Apr '11 04:30 pm

 
  
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THANK GOD FOR THE 916 :) ELSE THE 1000 would have to try out NO NOT TRY OUT - BUT WOULD HAVE TO "HOMOSEXUAL'S" :)
Answered by simon waaras, 26 Apr '11 04:30 pm

 
  
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It could have vast repercussions
Answered by anil garg, 27 Apr '11 01:35 am

 
  
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