Female foeticide/ infanticide
The term female foeticide
means killing the female foetus
in the mother's womb.
The practice has been followed
in India for ages, a country that
once described its women as
For this reason, Indian women
will soon get extinct.
Causes for Female foeticide/
Lack of Education
Future Speculations (Education, Marriage, Dowry,
Its not too late
Let us stop this EVIL Female Foeticide,
In the name of “HUMANITY”
Rape in India is the fourth most common crime
against women in India] According to the National
Crime Records Bureau 2013 annual report,
24,923 rape cases were reported across India in
2012. Out of these, 24,470 were committed by
relative or neighbor; in other words, the victim
knew the alleged rapist in 98 per cent of the
cases.The incidence of reported rapes in India for
2010 were 1.8 per 100,000 people, among the
lowest in the world.The US figure for 2010 was
27.3 per 100,000. However, it is estimated that
only 1 in 10 rapes in India gets reported, while in
the US 46% are reported.
The modern definition of dowry: ‘Dowry is the payment
of cash or any other valuable gifts given in demand to the
bridegroom’s family upon marriage.’
The problem of dowry has risen from past so many
years. In spite of the Laws that the Government has laid
down, no strong action is taken whenever a bride and her
parents are encircled with this demon.
A verbal contract is accepted. The groom’s family keep
demanding for all riches and wealth, and the poor parents
of the bride keep fulfilling , just for their daughter’s
happy married life and not to be missed ‘the big society.’
Worst causes of dowry system come
regularly in india. The impact of dowry
system not only causes to the living beings
but also harmful for the unborn baby. Many
times it is noticed that a married woman is
abused and beaten for the money. She is
teased by her husband, father-in-law,
mother-in-law, sister- in-law and other family
members. We can find some normal heading in
news papers like “Woman suicides due to
abuse and tease from mother-in-law”,
“Mother-in-law burn her daughter-in-law for
dowry” and much more. The majority of indian
Freedom from Fear
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Choice
Freedom of Religion
Freedom from enslavement
- All humans are born free and equal in dignity and rights
- Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to
marry and to found a family.They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its
dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.
- Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others.
- Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of
work and to protection against unemployment.
- Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
- Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an
existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
- Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free; at least in the
elementary and fundamental stages Elementary education shall be compulsory.
Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and
higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
- Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the
community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its
- Abuse violence and discrimination
against women are widely tolerated and
-The issues with women’s rights are
still being ignored and remain as a
- Many governments turn a blind eye
towards the increasing problems with
the discrimination and violence
- Abused victims of rape, unfair
treatments in the workplace,
domestic violence etc., have got
no one to turn to
-Women are attacked in areas of armed conflict e.g.
DR Congo and Rwanda. Many are infected with
HIV/AIDS as a result
- In Pakistan, men are beating women at alarming
rates – yet government officials refuse to
interfere and punish batterers
- InThailand, Burma and Nigeria, women are
constantly being sold and trafficked into
prostitution where governments are not
doing enough to protect the rights of women
- In Ukraine and Mexico, women are often denied
employment simply because they are women
- In the US, students attack girls who are
homosexuals, bisexuals or transgender
-In Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco and Saudi Arabia,
women are rendered as being unequal in front
of the law.
-Women are not allowed to study at
universities and can be arrested for not
wearing the correct clothing in countries such