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  • 1. Female foeticide :
  • 2.
    • Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques includes
    • Ultra-sonography,
    • Foetoscopy,
    • Amniocentesis and Taking samples of amniotic fluid, embryo, blood or any tissue or fluid of pregnant women after conception,
    female feticide is Aborting a female fetus after sex determination test.
  • 3. FACTORS that FAVOUR….. Evil of Dowry Social Security Small Child Norm EDUCATIONAL STATUS SOCIETY
  • 4. Evil of Dowry
    • The practice of dowry ,a nationwide problem.
    • Now found in communities and castes in which it had never been the custom.
    • Inherited from upper caste practices. In majority of cases,
    • Laws failed to show any impact on the practice of dowry.
    It is estimated that a dowry death occurs in India every 93 minutes.
  • 5. Evil of Dowry……..
    • In marriage the groom demanded that the bride’s father also provide for his daughter’s maintenance, since she was now a financial ‘burden’ on him. And the system of dowry started. So, a girl became a potential financial drain on man
    • As a matter of prestige too, more money and material goods asked in dowry.
    • The girl was no longer desired.
  • 6.
    • In order to continue possessing ones property, even after death, the need of an heir, a son, became necessary .
    The birth of a son is regarded as essential in Hinduism and many prayers and lavish offerings are made in temples in the hope of having a male child. Social Security : Son as Social Security for old age
  • 7. Small Child Norm
    • Faced with social burdens rarely any one prefers to have more children.
    • One or two is the norm of the day .
    • For continuance of ones property, and gene, the need of an heir, a son, becomes necessary.
    • Amniocentesis and sonography, widely available,
    • Termination of pregnancy is simple and accessible.
    • Female foeticide has become quite easy.
    • Couple adopts evil ‘It is better to spend Rs500 now than Rs5,00000 (in dowry) later’
  • 8.
    • The world population has a sex ratio of 990 females per 1000 males
    • Sex ratio:
    • Japan 1041
    • USA 1029
    • Indonesia 1004
    • Bangladesh 953
    • China 944
    • India 933
    • India has one of the lowest sex ratios in the world
    WikiProject India Maps
  • 9. Source: Census of India, 2001.
  • 10. RURAL VS URBAN CHILD SEX ratio
  • 11.  
  • 12. Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) Sl. No. India / Sta t es / Union Territories    1991   2001   INDIA 927 933 1 Jammu and Kashmir 896 900 2 Himachal Pradesh 976 970 3 Punjab 882 874 4 Chandigarh 790 773 5 Uttaranchal 936 964 6 Haryana 865 861 7 Delhi 827 821 8 Rajasthan 910 922 9 Uttar Pradesh 876 898 10 Bihar 907 921 11 Sikkim 878 875 12 Arunachal Pradesh 859 901 13 Nagaland 886 909 14 Manipur 958 978 15 Mizoram 921 938 16 Tripura 945 950 17 Meghalaya 955 975 18 Assam 923 932 19 West Bengal 917 934 20 Jharkhand 922 941 21 Orissa 971 972 22 Chhatisgarh 985 990 23 Madhya Pradesh 912 920 24 Gujarat 934 921 25 Daman & Diu 969 709 26 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 952 811 27 Maharashtra 934 922 28 Andhra Pradesh 972 978 29 Karnataka 960 964 30 Goa 967 960 31 Lakshadweep 943 947 32 Kerala 1036 1058 33 Tamil Nadu 974 986 34 Pondicherry 979 1001 35 Andaman & Nicobar Islands* 818 846
  • 13. Society today……..
    • It speaks of a whole Society that has gone corrupt, desiring destruction of half its population, Are we secular, social, and human?.In Modern India a woman is regarded as a commodity and marriage has become more of a business alliance than a sacred bond between two souls.
  • 14. By – Abhishek Rao