Female infanticide

Family’s first girl child in 35 years brought home by helicopter in Rajasthan

Riya was born at her maternal grandfather’s home two months ago. She landed in her paternal village on the auspicious occasion of Ramnavami.

published on : 21st April 2021

Baby’s body exhumed over doubt of infanticide

Erumapatti Taluk Medical Officer Latha and officials visited Kasthuri's house and inquired about the baby's death. Not convinced by their answers, the health officials lodged a complaint with police.

published on : 15th April 2021

Woman arrested in Madurai for killing newborn granddaughter

According to police, Nagammal confessed during interrogation that she was unhappy about Sivapriyanka giving birth to a third girl child.

published on : 19th February 2021

Couple gets life sentence for female infanticide in Nalgonda

On February 4, 2017, the couple poisoned the girl child and tried to convince the authorities that the infant died due to illness.

published on : 12th February 2021

Haryana’s sex ratio at birth improves to 922 in six years

Manohar Lal Khattar said his government aims to bring the ratio to 935 plus this year through a sustained fight against female foeticide.

published on : 13th January 2021