In rural areas, it iswhereas in urban areas is Hindustan Times. People in urban areas are better positioned to exploit the system as they have access to more and better medical facilities. This allows them to abort a girl child. Telangana was declared as a separate state on 2 June Why do Bengaluru's children risk their life to reach school?
Top Stories. Yes, Continue. With the advances in technology, sex determination has become easier very early on in pregnancy with fatal consequences for the girl child. Where will kids go if BBMP shuts down pre-schools? It aims to improve the sex ratio at birth in select gender-critical districts by two points in a year, among other targets.
Wait for it… Log in to our website to save your bookmarks. Home India Videos Gallery. All things being equal, women would outnumber men, the girl child is more likely to survive in infancy than the boy.
Join Livemint channel in your Telegram and stay updated. Of the top 22 states for which data is available, 14 had a sex ratio better than the all-India average, while eight, including Delhi, had an inferior number. Designing a new framework for paid period leaves Analysis. Top Stories. The overall sex ratio in the state has gone down by three points from in to as per the unofficial documents of the ICDS.
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